Advocacy

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

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, […]

Learning Journey: Learning is a lifelong journey

Learning Journey: Learning is a lifelong journey

African Proverb: “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” Advocacy in my DNA October 2018 was an eye opener and an enriching learning journey and personal growth. It all started in August 2018 with a call from Malaysia to ask if Gender Links (GL) will submit […]

June 1, 2019 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Advocacy | Gender & Governance

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 […]