Gender Justice

Eswatini: Emotional abuse often ignored

Eswatini: Emotional abuse often ignored

By Bongiwe Zwane, Mbabane,  7 January: “Had I woken up ten minutes earlier, perhaps I would have saved my daughter,” Nomthandazo Masilela says. The 54-year-old mother of three is still struggling to accept the death of her 30-year-old daughter Temave who committed suicide in 2018 following a long history of emotional abuse by her estranged […]

Madagascar: Près d’un millier d’enfants victimes de viol depuis janvier

Madagascar: Près d’un millier d’enfants victimes de viol depuis janvier

By Vonona Rakotondratsimba, Antananarivo, 27 November: La situation est alarmante. Même les plus petites ne sont pas épargnées. Face à ces actes infâmes « J’ai juste été meurtrie » déplore Mialy Rajoelina, la première Dame du pays et présidente de l’association Fitia. Une fois de plus, une jeune fillette de 02 ans décède à Toliara, suite au […]

Anchor SRHR priorities on community experiences

Anchor SRHR priorities on community experiences

By Dumiso Gatsha, Gaborone, 4 December: Botswana’s SRHR landscape is characterised by a lack of political will, policy frameworks and programming that safeguard and strengthen bodily autonomy and integrity for all its citizens. Whilst equitable comprehensive sex education, safe abortion and gender affirmative healthcare are notable shortcomings; progress has been made in raising the age […]

Lesotho:Nthatisi Motsamai

Nthatisi Motsamai is a young entrepreneur who is owning hair and beauty salon and at the same time she is selling Inuka products. She wanted to be involved in the sports field as part of work at the beginning but she was not motivated. She was also talented on hairdressing as she started trying her […]

November 27, 2020 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Entrepreneurship | Gender Violence

Lesotho:Mampeoane Mokete

Mampeoane Mokete is an entrepreneur who started a business after being disappointed by not being able to go to university. She was too much dependent to her husband as he was the only one working therefore he was a breadwinner. Mokete started to ask a capital from her husband and fortunately he agreed and gave […]

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

Three Years of Safe Haven

Three Years of Safe Haven ‘Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time’ – Ruth Bader Ginsburg Background Since its inception in September 2017, Gender Links Safe Haven Halfway Home (SHHH) has been a refuge for 69 residents coming from different socio-economic backgrounds and having known numerous types of violence throughout their lifetime […]

Annual Report 2018

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I story COVID -19 in the streets on Dar es Salaam

I story  COVID -19 in the streets on Dar es Salaam

By JAMES KAMALA. Dar es Salaam, 02 June: One rainy morning, I boarded a bus to go looking for stories on  he outskirts of Dar es Salaam as I usually do. To update myself with what dominates the headlines, I was busy surfing the morning news when a woman with a baby entered the same […]

Botswana: Sethunya Selhojoe

May 22, 2020 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Entrepreneurship

Mauritius: Sandra

May 22, 2020 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Entrepreneurship