Gender based violence

Lesotho:Tsepiso Mpofu

Ts’episo Mpofu is one of the emerging entrepreneurs who is selling vegetables to the hawkers and village people. She buys and sell brooms, she is also making plastic hats and plant Calabash (traditional containers), decorate and sell them. She was initially selling brooms and vegetables until she was invited to the entrepreneurship trainings by Gender […]

November 27, 2020 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Gender based violence | Protocol @ work

Lesotho:Mookho Taleng

Mookho Taleng trained by gender links several times in order to succeed for a long time in the business. She was able to expand her business by adding new products and services as well as selling more products and services to her existing customers. Apart from selling beers as her first product, she is now […]

November 27, 2020 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Gender based violence | Protocol @ work

Jovens Unidos pela Defesa dos Direitos Humanos

Name of good practice Saude Sexual e Direitos Reprodutivos Jovens Unidos pela Defesa dos Direitos Humanos Country Mozambique Category Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights – including Gender Based Violence, HIV and AIDS, and Youth Engagement Result Statement jovens Unidos pela defesa dos Direitos Humanos, a minha motivacao e poder advogar Principalmente pelos Direitos das […]

Zim: Do protection orders shield victims from GBV?

Zim: Do protection orders shield victims from GBV?

Gibson Mhaka Bulawayo, 9 December: IT was an emotional interview as 40-year-old Esnathy occasionally broke down as she narrated the story of her alleged abuse by her ex-husband. She started with a disclaimer. “I did not want this information to go public. This is because the man is very violent and would kill me once […]

Gender Links Moçambique junta-se a OSC na luta contra VBG- Spotlight Initiative

Gender Links Moçambique junta-se a OSC na luta contra VBG A Gender Links Moçambique no âmbito da implementação da iniciativa Spotlight, em parceria com a ONU Mulheres, realizou nos dias 23 e 24 de Setembro corrente, dois (2) encontros com diferentes organizações da Sociedade Civil, bem como representantes do governo, nas províncias de Manica  e […]

September 30, 2019 Themes: Gender based violence | Sexual violence Programs: Gender based violence

SA: All lives matter, put GBV prevention at the centre

SA: All lives matter, put GBV prevention at the centre

By Kubi Rama Johannesburg, 12 September: Over the last while I, like many South Africans, have been reeling under the deluge of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) everywhere in our country. A gender activist for over 25 years, I did not know what to say or do. I vacillated between anger, powerlessness, fear, grief and then finally […]

SA:Uyinene’s murder calls for re-think in addressing GBV

SA:Uyinene’s murder calls for re-think in addressing GBV

On the 02nd of September, South Africans woke up to the dreadful news that the missing University of Cape Town (UCT) student Uyinene Mrwetyana’s lifeless body was found in Lingelethu West township.  Her death brought back the spotlight on issues of gender-based violence and femicide that have gained prominence in South Africa. Based on media […]

RAISE BRAVE GIRLS – For a free and a fair society for girls in Mauritius

RAISE BRAVE GIRLS (RBG) believe that as a society, we treat risk differently when it comes to boys and girls. We tend to caution our daughters more than our sons. That caution, that over-protection, is what signals girls early on to think that they’re not brave enough when indeed they are. So the organisation is […]

SABC 2 VENDA NEWS 22/01/2019

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Name of monitor: Petronell Ngonyama Name of Television station: News Name of programme: Venda news Date of broadcast: 22 January 2019 Time: 17:30 Genre: News Theme: IEC Skills: Portrayal, sources GBV focus explicit or implicit: Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Blind Link: Artefact Description: This shows historical footprints where women were written off or […]

SABC 2: SeTswana News police officer kills wife and brother in law in court 26/11/2018

  Headline This is a story about a police officer who killed his wife and brother in law in court during a divorce hearing. The story only deals with safety and security issues instead of a domestic violence issue. The issues around police officers being allowed to enter in court with service pistols are prioritised. […]