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Women Deliver: Decolonization of Power and Knowledge

Women Deliver: Decolonization of Power and Knowledge

by Leonora Tema The Women Deliver Conference, a global platform dedicated to advancing gender equality and women’s rights, convened in a gathering in July 2023 that left a profound impact on […]

August 7, 2023 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Women Deliver: Powerful Networking for Impact

Women Deliver: Powerful Networking for Impact

An authoritative fact I have learned is the power of networking through being a delegate of the first physical Women Deliver 2023 Conference post Covid-19. The conference provided me with […]

August 1, 2023 Themes: GBV Programs: Gender Justice

Mau: We need a gender lens on climate change

Mau: We need a gender lens on climate change

By Preetima Moteea Port Louis, 7 November: From 6-18 November 2022, the world gathers in Sharm el-Sheikh , Egypt for the  Conference of Parties (COP) 27. This is the fourth […]

December 1, 2022 Themes: Climate change | Climate Change Programs: Climate change | Gender Justice

Women and Water: On the frontline of climate change #COP27

Women and Water: On the frontline of climate change #COP27

A joint statement for COP 27 The world cannot wait. Progress on SDG 6 is much too slow. In the last two decades access to safe drinking water in Sub-Saharan […]

SADC: Call for journalists to participate in SRHR training

SADC: Call for journalists to participate in SRHR training

Gender Links (GL) invites journalists who report on Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) in the region to apply for a four days training programme organised online. The training seeks […]

November 11, 2022 Themes: Media | Reproductive health Programs: Gender & Media

Southern Africa: Voice & Choice Barometer launched

Southern Africa: Voice & Choice Barometer launched

Gender Links and the Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance launched the Voice and Choice Barometer  on Thursday 13 October.  The Southern Africa Voice and Choice Barometer has eight chapters focusing […]

September 30, 2022 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Advocacy | Research | SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

SADC: New calls for full decriminalisation of Abortion

SADC: New calls for full decriminalisation of Abortion

By Lynette Mudekunye Johannesburg, 27 September: On Wednesday 28 September the world will observe International Safe Abortion Day. Never before has the tug-of- war over women’s rights to make choices […]

September 28, 2022 Themes: Health | Young Women Programs: Health | SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

SADC: Call for journalists to participate in SRHR training

SADC: Call for journalists to participate in SRHR training

Gender Links (GL) invites journalists who report on Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) in the region to apply for a four days training programme organised online. The training seeks […]

September 11, 2022 Themes: Media Programs: Gender & Media

SADC: Message from new GL Board Chairperson

SADC: Message from new GL Board Chairperson

  Kubeshni Govendor has been appointed Gender Links Board Chairperson. In her message Govendor notes that through organizational renewal we are able to support  our people who are at  the […]

September 1, 2022 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender & Governance

SA: I am a feminist, shout it out loud!

SA: I am a feminist, shout it out loud!

By Susan Tolmay Johannesburg, 4 August 2022: This Women’s Month as we celebrate the anniversary of the historic march by about 20 000 women to the Union Buildings on 9 […]

August 4, 2022 Themes: Feminism | Gender equality Programs: Gender & Governance

SADC: GL & Amplify Change launch Voice & Choice Fund

SADC: GL & Amplify Change launch Voice & Choice Fund

Friday 22 July: Gender Links (GL) in partnership with Amplify Change, today announces the launch of the Voice and Choice Fund targeting Women’s Rights Organisations in Southern Africa focusing on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). The […]

Mau: Domestic Violence declining-Can we rely on this data?

Mau: Domestic Violence declining-Can we rely on this data?

By Sheistah Bundhoo-Deenoo, Moka, 28 July 2022: The publication of the long awaited “Gender Statistics” 2021 edition released in July 2022 shows a decline in reported cases of domestic violence […]

July 26, 2022 Themes: GBV Programs: Gender Justice | Opinion