News

Mozambique: Cimeira sobre a implementação do SRHR

Mozambique: Cimeira sobre a implementação do SRHR

Cimeira de Boas Práticas sobre a implementação do Protocolo da SADC, Saúde Sexual e Direitos Reprodutivos e Combate as Uniões Prematuras Maputo, 07 de Agosto: A Gender Links Moçambique (GLM) e a Aliança do Protocolo de Gênero da África Austral, realizarão a 6ª Cimeira Nacional de Boas Práticas, #Vozes e Escolhas, nos dias 26 e […]

Launch of Voice and Choice Barometer

Launch of Voice and Choice Barometer

I will attend the launch More information on the #VoiceandChoice Barometer 2019

Namibia Voice and Choice Summit promotes equality

Namibia Voice and Choice Summit promotes equality

Namibia Voice and Choice Summit and Awards 2019 will be launched on the 7th of August 2019 at Protea Hotel Thuringerhof. The Summit runs under the hashtag #VoiceandChoice. The aims and objectives of the summit are; To gather evidence on #VoiceandChoice through case studies on action, leadership and institutional practise. To acknowledge and affirm survivors […]

Mauritius: The flu of misogyny

Mauritius: The flu of misogyny

Mauritius; 3 July: This winter we have yet again been hit by a disease, an illness from which many of us suffer. Symptoms are mostly manifested on social media in the form of comments under news articles or in the form of edited videos. It is an illness which crawls under our skin, affecting our […]

SADC: Winding road towards Nairobi ICPD25

SADC: Winding road towards Nairobi ICPD25

By Sifisosami Dube Johannesburg, 6 August: The Programme of Action agreed by 179 governments in 1994 was a huge milestone towards realising population, development and well-being. Twenty-five years down the line there are strides that have been made worldwide in achieving Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). These include the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) principle […]

August 6, 2019 Themes: GBV | Gender equality | Health | Human Rights | Young Women Programs: Opinion

Women’s Month 2019: What’s on?

Women’s Month 2019: What’s on?

August marks Women’s Month and every year South Africa sets aside this month to commemorate National Women’s Day and to celebrate the achievements of women from all walks of life as well as count the gains and losses on womens rights. National Women’s Day dates back to 9 August 1956 when 20 000 women marched […]

DRC: 2019 SADC Protocol@Work Summit

DRC: 2019 SADC Protocol@Work Summit

#VoiceandChoice Summits 2019 Local Action for a strong 2030 A-gender in Southern Africa!  DRC REPORT  VENUE: AFRICANA PALACE / KINSHASA DATE: 18, 19 July 2019 Executive summary Democratic Republic of Congo – held the 2019 #Voice and Choice Protocol @ Work Summit and Awards at Africana Palace, Kinshasa. The Summit which was hosted by the […]

Zim: Time to re-think policy on contraceptives for Youth

Zim: Time to re-think policy on contraceptives for Youth

By: Thandeka Moyo Nkazimulo* struggles to calm the baby strapped on her back as she makes her way to Tshitshi Clinic located 17 kilometres from her home in Mangwe, Plumtree. Along the way she passes through her former school, Tshitshi Secondary where she spent a few months doing Form One before authorities asked her to […]

July 31, 2019 Themes: Health | Reproductive health | Youth Programs: Advocacy | Health

Zim: Umguza RDC unveils mobile sexual health bus

Zim: Umguza RDC unveils mobile sexual health bus

BY NQOBANI NDLOVU UMGUZA Rural District Council (RDC) has unveiled a novel mobile bus campaign to conduct sexual reproductive and health rights (SRHR) education targeting young people in the district to, among others, reduce child pregnancies. Under the mobile bus campaign, Umguza RDC officials traverse the whole district conducting SRHR education amid indications that the […]

July 31, 2019 Themes: Education | Youth Programs: Centres of Excellence | News

Zimbabwe: Sex education policy sparks debate

Zimbabwe: Sex education policy sparks debate

By Gibson Mhaka Bulawayo, 19 July: A teenage girl from Bulawayo’s Mzilikazi suburb was in tears as she bravely narrated how she was drugged and gang raped at a Vuzu party held at a house in one of city’s leafy suburbs. The 17-year-old girl believes her drink was spiked when she left it with one […]