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South Africa: VoiceandChoice Summit 2019

                                 2019 SADC PROTOCOL@WORK SUMMITS AND AWARDS South Africa #VoiceandChoice Summit 2019 Local Action for a strong 2030 A-gender in Southern Africa! VENUE: Kopanong Hotel & Conference Centre, Benoni DATE: 27-28 June 2019       Executive summary This report offers a summary of the events that took place at the South Africa #VoiceandChoice Summit […]

Direitos Sexuais e Reprotivos incluindo a Violencia Baseada no Genero

SRHR and VBG Direitos Sexuais e Reprodutivos incluindo a Violencia Baseada no Genero Country Mozambique Category Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights – including Gender Based Violence, HIV and AIDS, and Youth Engagement Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights – including Gender Based Violence, HIV and AIDS, and Youth Engagement   A Violência Baseada no […]

April 17, 2020 Themes: HIV/AIDS Programs: Gender justice and local government summit

Namibia narrowly misses 50% women in parliament

Namibia narrowly misses 50% women in parliament

For immediate release Windhoek, 31 March: Women now constitute 46% of Namibia’s parliament, up by six percentage points from before the November elections. Namibia and South Africa are now tied for the highest representation of women in parliament in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). “Although we would have loved to see Namibia becoming the […]

GL to host Voice and Choice Summits in 2020

GL to host Voice and Choice Summits in 2020

In 2020, Gender Links and the Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance  will hold #Voice and Choice Summits in five SADC countries including Angola,  Eswatini, Lesotho,  Zambia and Zimbabwe . This follows 10 country summits held in 2019. These summits will culminate in a regional summit to be held in Johannesburg in May 2020 where winners […]

Mozambique: Gender equality observed in Massinga

I am Medy Neves, Mayor of Vila da Massinga, the Municipality of Vila da Massinga is made up of five Members, of which 3 women are 2 Councilors and one President, which corresponds to 60% of gender representation. I have as a general objective: To develop actions with a view to mitigating the effects of […]

January 31, 2020 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender justice and local government summit

Mozambique: Advocacy work for the elimination of new cases of premature marriages, GBV and HIV

The Office of the Wife of the President of the Republic (GEPR), extends its activities to the provincial level and these are implemented by the spouses of the Provincial Governors. The main areas of intervention in the province: Premature Marriages (Premature Unions); Early pregnancies; Gender Based Violence (GBV) and HIV / AIDS. The activities are […]

January 28, 2020 Themes: GBV | Gender equality Programs: Gender justice and local government summit

A society with equal opportunities for men and women

I am Maria Helena José Correia Langa, currently Mayor of Mandlakazi, I as President and Leader promote participatory governance involving children, young, girls, boys, women and men also get involved all social strata and based governance in most of the will I am a leader who actively work for education of girls and combating domestic […]

Mozambique: A new era to come

My name is Geraldo Sotomane, County of the President of the City of Mocuba, I like to view Mocuba a reference to National and no junk level. I have as objectives: Ensuring the welfare of Residents, promote Public Health and promoting a Warm environment. My commitment to gender is to create conditions and capacities up […]

January 27, 2020 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender justice and local government summit

Mozambique: An environmentally friendly project

Ecological Coal Production from Urban Solid Waste- Beira Council Our work is based on some sustainable development objectives such as: Gender and climate change, Gender equality, Sanitation and Business opportunities for everyone. The initiative Ecological Coal Production from Urban Solid Waste consists of the collection of solid waste in different urban areas (supermarkets, residential waste, and […]

January 23, 2020 Themes: Climate change Programs: Gender justice and local government summit

Namibia: Gender parity in parliament can be a reality!

Namibia: Gender parity in parliament can be a reality!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Windhoek, 12 December: Women’s representation in parliament in Namibia is poised to reach the parity mark following elections in late November. This would place Namibia at par, or possibly even higher than the 46% attained by South Africa, presently the highest in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Namibia has 96 members […]

December 30, 2019 Themes: Politics Programs: Advocacy - 50/50 Campaign | Gender & Governance