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Media Advisory: WPP Africa Barometer, 2nd edition

Media Advisory: WPP Africa Barometer, 2nd edition

International Institute of Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) and Gender Links Women’s representation in African parliaments edges up, rises in executive positions but declines in local government JOHANNESBURG – […]

July 9, 2024 Themes: Elections Programs: Gender & Governance

Launch of (WPP) Africa Barometer, 2nd edition

Launch of (WPP) Africa Barometer, 2nd edition

Dear colleagues, International IDEA through the WPP Secretariat and Gender Links are pleased to invite you to the Launch of the Women’s Political Participation (WPP) Africa Barometer, 2nd edition. Register […]

July 2, 2024 Themes: Elections Programs: Gender & Governance

SA: Women MPs down by three percentage points

SA: Women MPs down by three percentage points

Johannesburg, 8 June: Women’s representation in South Africa’s National Assembly has dropped from 46% in 2020 to 43% following the 29 May elections as predicted by Gender Links (GL)  ahead […]

June 8, 2024 Themes: Elections Programs: Gender & Governance

SA: Women demand voice in post election plans

SA: Women demand voice in post election plans

SUBMISSION TO REPRESENTED POLITICAL PARTIES ON THE OUTCOME OF THE ELECTIONS AND FUTURE GOVERNANCE IN SOUTH AFRICA PREAMBLE We, a coalition of individual women and women’s organisations from across South […]

June 8, 2024 Themes: Elections Programs: Gender & Governance

Africa WPP Barometer Highlights

Africa WPP Barometer Highlights

The Women In Political Participation (WPP) Barometer aims to imbue the African continent, especially legislators and policy makers, with a resource through which they can assess progress on Women Political […]

GL mourns the passing of Mme Chigedze Chinyepi

GL mourns the passing of Mme Chigedze Chinyepi

Johannesburg, 26 May: Gender Links (GL) learned with deep shock and sadness of the passing away of its Botswana Office and SADC Liaison Director Chigedze Chinyepi on 26 May 2024. […]

Mauritius: Women’s agency, voices and perspectives

Mauritius: Women’s agency, voices and perspectives

Plis Ki Enn Kota (More Than a Quota): Gender Links to Host Symposium on March 30, 2024, on the Theme “Democratic Consolidation: Women’s Agency, Voices, and Perspectives” Three weeks ago, […]

May 27, 2024 Themes: Politics Programs: Gender & Governance

SA Elections: Women in parliament likely to drop

SA Elections: Women in parliament likely to drop

Johannesburg, 31 May: As election results from the 2024 South African elections pour in, Gender Links (GL) predicts a drop in women’s representation in the national assembly of between three […]

March 25, 2024 Themes: Elections | Gender equality Programs: Gender & Governance | Women in Politics

Resta Dzvinyangoma: Life after overcoming painful situations

Alderman Resta Dzvinyangoma is the first-born daughter in a family of three girls and two boys. She was deprived of the right to finish her secondary school education by her […]

Zambia passes landmark Marriage Amendment Act 2023

Zambia passes landmark Marriage Amendment  Act 2023

By Equality Now LUSAKA – Zambia, January 18, 2024 – In a momentous stride towards safeguarding children’s rights, Zambia’s parliament passed the Marriage (Amendment) Act of 2023 on December 22, […]