16 Days of Activism Campaigns

ESwatini: SODV Act most comprehensive law on GBV

ESwatini: SODV Act most comprehensive law on GBV

By Sifiso Nhlabatsi Manzini, 26 November: As the Kingdom of Eswatini joins the world in commemorating 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence, the Coordinating Assembly of Non-Governmental Organisations (CANGO) in Eswatini has hailed the country for coming up with the most comprehensive law to curb gender based violence. CANGO is an umbrella body […]

November 26, 2019 Themes: Gender based violence Programs: 16 Days of Activism Campaigns | News

Eswatini: Beaten but not broken, a story of survival

Eswatini: Beaten but not broken, a story of survival

By Bongiwe Zwane A slap, an apology and an overseas trip – this was the normal order of things in her marriage. This went on for over a decade until she decided she couldn’t take it anymore and slowly weaved her way out and reclaimed her life. Accounting professional and mother of two girls, Lindiwe […]

Malawi battle against GBV is on track

Malawi battle against GBV is on track

By Joseph Kayira*  Lilongwe, 26 November 2019 – Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and government say the battle against Gender Based Violence (GBV) is on track with more people joining the conversation openly discussing the evils of any form of violence both at family and national level, but concede challenges prevail. Prominent gender activist and chairperson […]

Call for stories on Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights

Call for stories on Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights

Call for innovative stories on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and training opportunity for the best entries – make your pitch by 21 November Synopsis Gender Links (GL) in its capacity as secretariat for the SADC Gender Protocol Alliance is calling for stories to be published as part of its series during the […]

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

SABC 2 seTSWANA NEWS 10/12/2018

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Name of monitor: Your name Madikana Matjila Name of Television station: Channel where you are getting the story SABC 2 Name of programme: Name of News programme Setswana/Sepedi news Date of broadcast: Date when the news item was broadcast 10 December 2018 Story number in the bulletin 9 Time: Time of broadcast 20H00 […]

SABC 3: Police arrest serial killer and rapist – 14/01/2019

Name of monitor: Patricia Mahachi Name of Television station: SABC 3 Name of programme: News @ 9 Date of broadcast: 14/01/2019 Genre: News Time: Time of broadcast: 21:00:21:30 GBV focus: Explicit Gem Classification: Gender Blind Story number: 3 Theme: GBV Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-a14k3ziEw   Description Police believe they have arrested the serial killer and rapist who […]

SRHR News Service

SRHR News Service

During the Sixteen Days of Activism 2018 on the theme “Sixteen Days to Up Voice and Choice” GL put out a call for stories from the SADC region on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). These stories can be found here.

Marcha pelo fim da violência- 16 dias de activismo

Marcha pelo fim da violência- 16 dias de activismo

By Graça Maria- 11 December 2018- A Gender Links em parceria com Município da vila de Mandlakazi promoveram um debate debate em volta do papel dos partidos políticos na promoção da equidade e igualdade vs análise da participação feminina nas últimas eleições autárquicas, decorridas no passado mês de Outubro. O evento aconteceu no ambito do […]

SABC 3: 16 day of activism against Gender Based Violence – 04/12/2018

Name of monitor: Patricia Mahachi Name of Television station: SABC 3 Name of programme: News @ 9 Date of broadcast: 04/12/2018 Genre: News Time: Time of broadcast: 21:00:21:30 GBV focus: Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Aware but neglects issues of GBV against LGBTQ community Story number: 3 Theme: GBV and Gender Equality Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jATnR74sDz0 Headline 16 […]