Voice

Mauritius – “There is a leader in each of us. Politics leads to decision making for a better Mauritius.” Sita Saminaden

Mauritius – “There is a leader in each of us. Politics leads to decision making for a better Mauritius.”  Sita Saminaden

Sita Saminaden is the Director of Stephen Business School in Mauritius and is a member of the political party ‘Rassemblement Mauricien’. Her first encounter with Gender Links occurred in 2021 […]

Mauritius – “Women are visionary leaders who set objectives to improve the lives of people.” Neena Ramdenee

Mauritius – “Women are visionary leaders who set objectives to improve the lives of people.”  Neena Ramdenee

“One should know how to use one’s knowledge to the benefit of the people.”  Neena Ramdenee’s first encounters with Gender Links occurred more than ten years back through Loga Virahsawmy, […]

Mauritius – “Politics is closely linked to conviction, believing in the fact that I can improve the daily lives of the people around me.” Nicolas Jummun

Mauritius – “Politics is closely linked to conviction, believing in the fact that I can improve the daily lives of the people around me.” Nicolas Jummun

“People should be at the heart of the development of a country and therefore of any decision.”  Nicolas Jummun is a non-teaching staff of St. Mary’s College and a founding […]

May 2, 2022 Themes: Elections | Politics Programs: Gender & Governance

My memorable experience with Gender Links was when I was invited as a junior councillor to attend a workshop on SRHR workshop at Pandhari Hotel. Since it was my first […]

May 18, 2021 Themes: Drivers of Change | Local Government | Youth Programs: Gender & Governance

Zimbabwe: Wayne Dawara

Zimbabwe: Wayne Dawara

“As an outgoing Junior Council Chairperson, I look forward to continue working with Council and Gender Links after my term of office is over. The youth, just like adults, have […]

Zimbabwe: Takudzwa Kanyai

Zimbabwe: Takudzwa Kanyai

Change impacts positively when one is willing to change “Voice and Choice of the youths is our guiding principle. As youths, we are now able to distinguish good from the […]

May 13, 2021 Themes: Local Government | Youth Programs: Gender & Governance

Zimbabwe: Justina Jani

Zimbabwe: Justina Jani

Women leaders are the best leaders, more positive change come with them. “I thought it was normal for women to be looked down upon and that they should always pave […]

Zimbabwe: Abygale Makonza

Women’s participation is  key to the development “GenderLinks brought emancipation of women in the SADC region and women have taken great strides in the development of nations”.  Gender Links took […]

May 13, 2021 Themes: Governance | Local Government Programs: Gender & Governance

Zimbabwe: Sikhululekile Moyo

Zimbabwe: Sikhululekile Moyo

Enter Action with boldness; If you are unsure of your action do not attempt it: Robert Greene  “Gender Links made it possible to meet other women leaders since I assumed […]

Zimbabwe: Patience Munyenyiwa

Zimbabwe: Patience Munyenyiwa

“Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail no one will say, she does not have what it takes. They will say, women, […]

May 12, 2021 Themes: Business | Drivers of Change | Entrepreneurship Programs: Gender & Governance

Mauritius: Priscilla Bignoux

Mauritius: Priscilla Bignoux

“You are not only the messenger. You are the message.” Bignoux explained how she had previously been a victim of violence. Today, after rigorous work with her partner, she has […]

Eswatini: Sithembile Simelane

Eswatini: Sithembile Simelane

“I am able to support my family and developed a programme that seeks to change their entire engagement process.” Our organisation partnered with two stakeholders to host a flagship event which […]

November 21, 2020 Themes: Local Government Programs: Protocol @ work