Gender Justice

Nathalie RAZAFINDEHIBE, Sommet 2019

« Nous devrions toujours avoir 3 amis dans notre vie : celui qui marche devant nous, que nous regardons et que nous suivons, celui qui marche à côté de nous, et qui est avec nous à chaque étape de notre vie, et celui qui est derrière nous et que nous attendons après que nous ayons […]

July 5, 2019 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Botswana: Disabled and Abused

I am a disabled person and afflicted with Down syndrome. I have lived through abuse from 2006 up to the present time. One of my relatives does not like me at all to a point where she would sometimes take my blankets and hide them under the chairs. Other times she would take my body […]

July 4, 2019 Themes: Gender based violence Programs: Gender Justice

Botswana: No more abuse, i am in control

I was 40 years of age  I have been living in an abusive relationship without realizing that the man whom I loved so much that even when he treated me badly I thought it was because of love, was actually abusing me. I was also afraid of him because he was much older than me. […]

July 4, 2019 Themes: Gender based violence Programs: Gender Justice

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, […]

Voice and Choice summits kick start in Southern Africa

Voice and Choice summits kick start in Southern Africa

Johannesburg, 4 June: Gender Links (GL) and the Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance will host the #VoiceandChoice summits in Angola; Botswana; DRC; eSwatini; Lesotho; Madagascar; Malawi; Mozambique  Namibia; Seychelles; South Africa; Tanzania; Zambia and  Zimbabwe  from June to September 2019. Mauritius has already convened its national summit and announced its 14 winners .These country level […]

Enter the SA #Voice and Choice Summit and awards 27-28 June 2019

Enter the SA #Voice and Choice Summit and awards 27-28 June 2019

Gender Links (GL) will host the South Africa #Voice and Choice Summit from the 27 – 28 June 2019. The South African Summit is one of 15 #Voice and choice Summits that will run across Southern Africa between June and September 2019. Winners from the SA Summit will participate in the Regional Summit in November […]

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 […]

#CSW63: Pushing back the push back

#CSW63: Pushing back the push back

Spotlight on gender equality in social protection, infrastructure and public services By Sifisosami Dube New York, 13 March: The time is now to demystify “Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls”; it is what real women encounter and need every day. This […]

Gender Links Moçambique reune jovens em Boane no 8 de Março

MULHERES, homens e raparigas do distrito de Boane, província de Maputo, celebraram o 8 de Março, debatendo assuntos ligados à Saúde Sexual e Reprodutiva (SSR), prevenção e combate aos casamentos prematuros. O debate esteve focalizado na preparação da rapariga para que tenha voz activa na tomada de decisões sobre a sua vida, sobretudo no que […]

March 13, 2019 Themes: Gender based violence Programs: Gender Justice

In search of #VoiceandChoice in SRHR policies

In search of #VoiceandChoice in SRHR policies

By Kevin Chiramba Johannesburg, 8 March: International Women’s Day celebrates annually the achievements that women have made in the long and continuous fight for gender equality. Celebrated under the theme #BalanceforBetter, this theme resonates with the Gender Links (GL) and Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance’s objective to strengthen the Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) […]