(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

This Body! Supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Organising in East Africa (Conference Report) June 2006

This report seeks to deepen understanding of notions of equality and generate interest in a broad based approach towards affirming and securing equality for all, particularly minorities. The struggle for […]

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

South Africa: Tales and stories of men and women towards the future

You can blow out a candle but you can’t blow out a fire Once the flame begins the catch the wind will blow it higher Extract from Peter Gabriel’s song […]

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

Talkback: In-house Audience research

This report summarises the findings of audience research in three media houses in Malawi, Mauritius and Namibia as part of a pilot project to develop a simple questionnaire that can […]

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

Racism and Discrimination in the South African Penal System

This study, an examination of racism within the penal system, seeks to contribute to a better understanding of the operation and influence of race within the penal system, to offer […]

January 1, 1970 Themes: Crime | Gender equality | Racism Programs: Book

So this is Democracy? State of media freedom in Southern Africa 2004

This 11th installment of So This Is Democracy? Document the numerous media freedom and freedom of expression violations that MISA recorded in the southern African region in 2004. The documentation […]

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