(she gives back) Migrant women’s philanthropic practices from the diaspora

With the intention to leverage more visibility and support for migrant women’s philanthropic contributions, Mama Cash initiated the project (she gives back). One of the project aims was to map […]

September 28, 2009 Themes: Gender equality | Xenophobia Programs: Book

Human Rights Protected? Nine Southern African Country Reports on HIV, AIDS and the Law

As its title indicates, Human Rights Protected? Nine Southern African Country Reports on HIV, AIDS and the Law charts the extent to which human rights are protected in the legal systems of the Southern African states with very high HIV prevalence rates. These countries are Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Issues that are covered in the publication include access to health care, privacy, non-discrimination, labour rights, women’s rights, children’s rights, prisoners’ rights and the government’s oversight function.

September 25, 2009 Themes: HIV/AIDS | Human Rights | Justice system Programs: Book | Legislation | MAP, HIV and AIDS Policies

“No Experience Necessary”: The Internal Trafficking of Persons in South Africa

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) initiated an assessment of internal trafficking of persons in South Africa. Completed over a period of six months, beginning in March and ending in September 2008, the aim of this research was to provide relevant qualitative findings concerning the internal trafficking of persons for the purposes of commercial sexual exploitation, forced labour, and the removal of organs.

To Tell You the Truth: The Ethical Journalism Initiative

In dark times people need light and journalism at its best can provide it. Stories told with Style and attachment to the values of press freedom help people better understand the complex world in which we live. With this in mind journalists’ unions and associations have launched the Ethical Journalism Initiative, a global campaign to help journalists to reconnect to their mission.

September 25, 2009 Themes: Media Programs: Book | Legislation | Regulatory Authorities

The “I” Stories Polygamy – The Heart of the Matter

The “I” Stories is a project of Gender Links (GL), in collaboration with partnering organisations, to share first hand accounts of women and men on gender issues. Annually, GL produces “I” Stories from survivours of gender violence for 16 Days of Activism; in 2005 GL also produced a collection of “I” Stories from South African local government councillors. This current collection – Polygamy: The heart of the matter – is the first of its kind sharing insights and stories from women, men and children of polygamous marriages.

September 25, 2009 Themes: Culture and Tradition Programs: Book | GMDC Research & Publication Types

Getting it right: Gender and media in Southern Africa

Getting it Right: Gender and Media in Southern Africa is a compilation of the ideas, strategies and tools shared at the historic Southern Africa Gender and Media Summit which brought […]

January 1, 1970 Themes: Gender equality | Media | Xenophobia Programs: Book

The Impact of War on Children

Graça Machel’s The Impact of War on Children shows that the impact of armed conflict on children is devastating and total, wounding their bodies and destroying their spirit. Using examples […]

January 1, 1970 Themes: Children | War | Xenophobia Programs: Book

Reporting Gender in Southern Africa: A Media Guide

Gender reporting in Southern Africa is a relatively recent phenomenon and now more journalists are writing about gender issues than ever before. Inspite of this data, more needs to be […]

January 1, 1970 Themes: Gender equality | Media | Xenophobia Programs: Book

Family belonging for women in Lesotho

Family belonging for women in Lesotho is a 4th publication of Women and Law in southern Africa Research Trust – Lesotho. It gives the reader an indepth analysis of the […]

January 1, 1970 Themes: Environment | Gender equality | Xenophobia Programs: Book

Women and trade unions: The Context, the Gains and the Road Ahead – The Phillipine Experience –

This paper is based on the experiences of individual women workers and women committees from three (3) labor centers four (4) private sector federations, one (1) urban poor alliance and […]

January 1, 1970 Themes: Economics | Gender equality | Xenophobia Programs: Book