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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 is hiring! Grants, HR, hospitality, Apply by 21 June

GL is hiring! Grants, HR, hospitality, Apply by 21 June

Gender Links, (GL) a dynamic Southern African NGO based in Johannesburg, promoting gender equality and justice, seeks the services of an experienced, skilled, highly motivated and committed: Feminist Funding and […]

May 28, 2024 Themes: Gender equality Programs: GL Services

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

Mau: Etat des lieux de la représentation des femmes en politique

Mau: Etat des lieux de la représentation des femmes en politique

Après plus d’un demi-siècle d’indépendance et 13 élections législatives, où en est la situation des femmes à Maurice en politique ? Certes la République de Maurice a fait preuve de […]

March 26, 2024 Themes: Gender equality | 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

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, […]

SAWID reflections on the ICJ ruling

SAWID reflections on the ICJ ruling

SAWID holds that South Africa’s case before the ICJ is rooted in Ubuntu, in the compassion and courage that it requires to take into account the needs and well-being of […]

January 28, 2024 Themes: Conflict | Constitutional and legal rights Programs: Gender Justice

Zim: Health Ministry signs Abortion Care Guidelines

Zim: Health Ministry signs Abortion Care Guidelines

The Acting Chief Director for Public Health, Dr W Nyamayaro, has signed off on the National Comprehensive Abortion Care (CA) guidelines for Zimbabwe after more than a year waiting period. […]

January 18, 2024 Themes: Health | Reproductive health Programs: Gender Justice

African feminists support SA ICJ case

African feminists support SA ICJ case

We, the undersigned African Feminists, commend South Africa and express our support for this noble and just initiative of bringing Israel to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). We are […]

January 13, 2024 Themes: Human Rights Programs: Advocacy | Gender Justice