Opinion

Mau: Domestic Violence declining-Can we rely on this data?

Mau: Domestic Violence declining-Can we rely on this data?

By Sheistah Bundhoo-Deenoo, Moka, 28 July 2022: The publication of the long awaited “Gender Statistics” 2021 edition released in July 2022 shows a decline in reported cases of domestic violence against women. For the year 2021, a total of 1434 reported cases of domestic violence against women is presented compared to 2116 in 2020. It […]

July 26, 2022 Themes: GBV Programs: Gender Justice | Opinion

How COVID 19 has changed my life in 4 weeks

How COVID 19 has changed my life in 4 weeks

It is puzzling how only a few weeks ago (March 2020), life was normal. Now everything has flipped over because of the corona virus disease (COVID-19). When the year 2020 started, I had dreams and hopes. But all these have vanished into thin air and have been replaced with anxiety and hopelessness. You see, I […]

April 13, 2020 Themes: Business Unusual | Disaster | Economic violence | GBV Programs: Opinion

Madagascar: Des jeunes filles en détresse

Madagascar: Des jeunes filles en détresse

Dur d’avoir ses règles à un jeune âge. Bénéficier de l’hygiène menstruelle demeure encore un luxe pour bon nombre de jeunes filles. A l’exemple des Communes rurales de la région Boeny, nombreuses d’entre- elles ne disposent pas de tissus ni de serviettes hygiéniques. Pis, elles utilisent les feuilles pour éviter que le sang s’infiltre sur […]

November 7, 2019 Themes: Gender equality | Human Rights Programs: Opinion

SADC: Winding road towards Nairobi ICPD25

SADC: Winding road towards Nairobi ICPD25

By Sifisosami Dube Johannesburg: The Programme of Action agreed by 179 governments in 1994 was a huge milestone towards realising population, development and well-being. Twenty-five years down the line there are strides that have been made worldwide in achieving Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). These include the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) principle of ‘leaving […]

November 1, 2019 Themes: GBV | Gender equality | Health | Human Rights | Young Women Programs: Opinion

Mauritius: The flu of misogyny

Mauritius: The flu of misogyny

Mauritius; 3 July: This winter we have yet again been hit by a disease, an illness from which many of us suffer. Symptoms are mostly manifested on social media in the form of comments under news articles or in the form of edited videos. It is an illness which crawls under our skin, affecting our […]

SABC 3: Police arrest serial killer and rapist – 14/01/2019

Name of monitor: Patricia Mahachi Name of Television station: SABC 3 Name of programme: News @ 9 Date of broadcast: 14/01/2019 Genre: News Time: Time of broadcast: 21:00:21:30 GBV focus: Explicit Gem Classification: Gender Blind Story number: 3 Theme: GBV Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-a14k3ziEw   Description Police believe they have arrested the serial killer and rapist who […]

ETV: News @ 9 Sports News & Comment Analysis- 04/12/2018

Name of monitor: Madikana Matjila Name of programme: ETV News time Date of broadcast: 04 December 2018 Time: 20H00 – 20H30 Genre: Analysis and Commentary   Theme: Sports, awards Skills: Ethics, Portrayal ,Language,Perspective GBV focus explicit or implicit? Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Aware If no link provide the artefact upload on dropbox   Brief description of news story: Ada Hagerberg […]

SABC 3: 16 day of activism against Gender Based Violence – 04/12/2018

Name of monitor: Patricia Mahachi Name of Television station: SABC 3 Name of programme: News @ 9 Date of broadcast: 04/12/2018 Genre: News Time: Time of broadcast: 21:00:21:30 GBV focus: Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Aware but neglects issues of GBV against LGBTQ community Story number: 3 Theme: GBV and Gender Equality Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jATnR74sDz0 Headline 16 […]

Father’s Day: My beloved father!

Father’s Day: My beloved father!

By Mauwane Raophala I was about to turn 5 years old when I lost my beloved father. I would like to put it out there that it has been hard for me to grow up without a father figure. However, my late mother played his role to such extent that I felt like I still […]

June 15, 2018 Themes: Media Programs: Gender & Media | Opinion

Moçambique: Mulher dirige GABINFO

Moçambique: Mulher dirige GABINFO

Maputo, 22 de Março: O Primeiro-ministro Moçambicano (PM), Carlos Agostinho do RosÁ¡rio, conferiu posse em Maputo, Á  jornalista EmÁ­lia Moiane para o cargo de directora do Gabinete de Informação (GABINFO).

O Primeiro-ministro, Carlos Agostinho do RosÁ¡rio, exortou na ocasião Á  nova directora do GABINFO, EmÁ­lia Moiane, para que procure elevar o nÁ­vel de consciência social, educacional e cultural dos cidadãos através do acesso Á  informação.