GMDC publications

This GMDC resource is a collection of contributions from various organizations and individuals across the region. In forming a community of knowledge, the GMDC hopes this will encourage further knowledge development in the region and beyond.

I A J Journal

The journal is the publication of the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism No longer current

December 18, 2019 Themes: Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

SADC Gender Protocol Barometer 2019

The 2019 SADC Gender Protocol Barometer breaks with past tradition in focusing solely on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights. Measuring 100 indicators across seven themes, the Barometer is the […]

Indicators and a Monitoring Framework for the Sustainable Development Goals

Launching a data revolution for the SDGs A report by the Leadership Council of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, a Global Initiative for the United Nations. This is revised working […]

365 days of action to end violence against women and children

Assessing progress on the implementation of the National Action Plan 2007 – 2011 and assessing the efforts, activities and strategies put in place to deal with the high level of […]

South Africa’s compliance with the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action

This report is an evaluation of how much progress has been made at national level following the adoption of the Beijing Platform of Action.

December 18, 2019 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Marking Gains and Counting Losses in 20 years of Democracy

International IDEA Conference Booklet and Programme – a Round table on Perspectives on Democratic Accountability in South Africa

December 18, 2019 Themes: Education | Governance Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Gender Mainstreaming in Legal and Constitutional Affairs

This is a reference manual for governments and other stakeholders and offers guidelines for mainstreaming gender into the legal affairs of states. Its main objective is to assist governments in […]

Gender on the Agenda: A guide to participating in Beijing+5

The five year review of the UN Fourth Conference on Women (Beijing + 5) – assessing the global agenda for gender equality. The anatomy of the five year review and […]

Mapping Progress: Assessing implementation of the Beijing Platform 1998

This report on progress on the Beijing Platform of Action finds three broad trends influencing the incremental progress towards women’s equality. Firstly, the majority of governments are turning words into […]

The 4th United Nations World Conference on Women: The Platform for Action: A Summary

This is a summary of a larger document and will discuss the main issues contained in the Platform for Action from Beijing 1995. The critical areas include women and poverty, […]

Agenda 2063: The Africa we want

This is the popular version of Agenda 2063 published by the African Union Commission in which the African aspirations for 2063 are laid out. It includes the call to action.

Education: A basic human right – Development cooperation and basic education: policy, practice and implementation

This paper gives a summary of developments in international policy on basic education and the steps needed to make it more explicit and give it more depth. It is also […]