Advocacy

Bots: Decriminalisation of homosexuality welcomed

Bots: Decriminalisation of homosexuality welcomed

Gaborone, 11 June: The Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance welcomes the bold move by Botswana’s high court to decriminalise homosexuality. This a landmark victory not only for Botswana but for Southern Africa as well as the rest of Africa where homosexuality is mostly not tolerated.  Speaking on the ruling Anna Mmolai-Chalmers, Chief Executive Officer of Lesbians, […]

SADC: Cyber Dialogue on Menstrual Health

SADC: Cyber Dialogue on Menstrual Health

Please join Gender Links and the Gender Protocol Alliance partners for a cyber dialogue on Menstrual health.  Girls face several challenges relating to menstrual health: missing school; inadequate water and sanitation and schools; and the high costs of sanitary ware. The Gender Protocol Alliance under the banner #VoiceandChoice is rolling out menstrual health campaigns in […]

May 17, 2019 Themes: Reproductive health Programs: Advocacy

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 […]

Moving from 16 Days to 365 Days of Action

Moving from 16 Days to 365 Days of Action

Johannesburg, 24 November: In 2018 the message is clearer than ever before: there is no Sixteen Day miracle for ending Gender Based Violence (GBV). From the start, Gender Links (GL)  has advocated Sixteen Days for Life – 365 Days of Action for ending Gender Violence. GL joins the world in commemorating Sixteen Days of Activism […]

November 25, 2018 Themes: GBV | Gender based violence Programs: 16 Days of Activism Campaigns | Gender Justice

16 Days to name and shame patriarchy

16 Days to name and shame patriarchy

It’s the first day of the Sixteen Days of Activism and I am numb, replaying the story of Priscilla Musonda, and reading her book, “Stolen Childhood”, written in the USA, in semi-exile from her home country Zambia. A fortnight ago Musonda participated in the Zambia Voice and Choice workshop hosted by Women in Law Southern […]

November 25, 2018 Themes: GBV | Gender based violence Programs: 16 Days of Activism Campaigns | Gender Justice

Press release: SADC NGOs call for safe & legal abortion

Press release: SADC NGOs call for safe & legal abortion

Johannesburg, 27 September 2018: On 28 September, International Day of Safe Abortion, organisations across the Southern African Development Community (SADC) will join hands to demand safe abortion for women as part of a broader “voice and choice” campaign. Gender Links, SAfAIDS and the Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance the will launch a campaign for access to […]

September 27, 2018 Themes: Gender equality | Reproductive health Programs: Advocacy | Gender Justice