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.

Business Unusual supplement – South Africa

This supplement was produced by the participants in the Business Unusual training workshop conducted by Gender Links and The Institute for the Advancement of Journalism, with the support of the […]

January 1, 1970 Themes: Gender equality | Media | Xenophobia Programs: Magazine

Media Sustainability Index 2006/2007

The MSA for Africa is the introductory study of 37 sub-Saharan countries. The MSI uses IREX ‘s methodology that was developed in2001, first applied to Europe and Eurasia, and then […]

January 1, 1970 Themes: Human Rights | Media | Sustainable Development Programs: Book


Crossroads is part of the Media for Women’s Rights (MEWOR) Project, an innovative 3 year multi-media initiative launched by The African Women’s Development and Communications Network (FEMNET) and FAHAMU Networks […]

January 1, 1970 Themes: Gender equality | Human Rights | Media Programs: DVD/CD

Growing pains: How poverty and AIDS are challenging childhood

This engaging book, commissioned by the Bernard van Leer Foundation, brings new perspectives to the debate about AIDS by relating the experiences of young children in South Africa, as well […]

January 1, 1970 Themes: HIV/AIDS | Poverty | Xenophobia Programs: Book

Compromising Rights; Losing Lives in the Fight against HIV/ AIDS (The right to Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Botswana)

This is the fifth in a series of studies conducted by Women and the Law in Southern Africa (WLSA). This study assesses how the socio-cultural constructions of gender and sexuality […]

January 1, 1970 Themes: HIV/AIDS | Reproductive health | Sexuality Programs: Book

Election Update 2004: South Africa (An abridged version)

South Africa will hold its third democratic election on 14 April 2004; its first democratic election was held in 1994 and its second in 1999. The third election in a […]

January 1, 1970 Themes: Politics | Xenophobia Programs: Booklet

Taking actions: Grassroots women leading to curbasset stripping, property and land disinheritance

In Kenya women form a majority of the population (52%). It is estimated that 80% of women in Kenya live in rural areas and play a significant role in the […]

January 1, 1970 Themes: Culture and Tradition | Gender equality | Land Programs: Book

No Seat at the Table: How Corporate Governance and law Keep Women out of the Boardroom

Women are completing professional and advanced degrees in record high numbers, but their struggle to attain director positions in corporate America continues. Although explanations for this disconnect abound, neither career […]

January 1, 1970 Themes: Gender equality | Xenophobia Programs: Book

Violence Against Women

This collection of articles from development practitioners and femist activists places violence against women, both direct and indirect in the context of development. violence is both a human rights issue […]

January 1, 1970 Themes: Gender based violence | Human Rights | Xenophobia Programs: Research Project

Women 2000 and Beyond: Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women Through ICT

This is a publication that promotes the goals of the Beijing declaration and the platform for action.

January 1, 1970 Themes: Gender equality | ICT's | Xenophobia Programs: Booklet