Research

SADC: Research on GBV key to ending GBV in the region

SADC: Research on GBV key to ending GBV in the region

By Kevin Chiramba, Harare, 29 March: Gender Links’ (GL) 20-year journey from inception in 2001 to date has been anchored on the continuous gathering of research evidence for action and results in the fight against  Gender Based Violence (GBV). Because of GL, the measurement of violence against women through the comprehensive prevalence and attitudes survey […]

GL Zim & WCOZ launch Voice and Choice Barometer

GL Zim & WCOZ launch Voice and Choice Barometer

Harare, 27 October 2020: The SADC Gender Protocol Alliance members and Gender Links Zimbabwe launched #VoiceandChoice 2020 Sexual Reproductive and Health Rights (SRHR) Barometer in the time of COVID-19. The launch took place at Crowne Plaza Monomotapa hotel. Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe (WCoZ) Chairperson, Ms Evernice Munando, also the Alliance National focal person chaired the […]

Voice and Choice Barometer launched in Namibia

Voice and Choice Barometer launched in Namibia

For immediate release Windhoek, 3 November 2020: The SADC Gender Protocol Alliance members and Gender Links Namibia launched the #VoiceandChoice 2020 SRHR Barometer in the time of COVID-19. The launch took place at the Government Information Centre. The Executive Director of Ministry of Health Ben Nangombe officially launched the Barometer and Gender Links Chair Person […]

Press release: SADC #Voice&Choice Barometer

Press release: SADC #Voice&Choice Barometer

For Immediate Release: Virtual launch: Monday 17 August @14.00-16.00 SA Time Johannesburg: The twelfth edition of the SADC Gender Protocol Barometer will be launched virtually on Monday 17 August 2020 during the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Civil Society Forum, which is also SADC day. The SADC Council of Non-Governmental Organisations (SADC-CNGO) coordinates the Civil Society […]

Media Work in Mauritius

Under the Gender and the Media ax, Gender Links Mauritius did several training sessions with media houses and journalists across Mauritius. A strategic and sustainable plan has been by GL through the setting up of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the various media houses to ensure follow-up after the training. GL has equally run […]

That is the life I am leaving.

My name is Cecilia, I am the fourth child in a family of five. I had my child when I was 17 years. I started dating at a very young age because of the poverty at home. My mother could not afford to buy me clothes.  Teachers at my school used to give me clothes […]

SALA DA PAZ PREOCUPADA COM ALGUMAS IRREGULARIDADES DURANTE A VOTAÇÃO

Maputo: 15 de Outubro 2019: A Plataforma de Observação Eleitoral Conjunta, Sala da Paz, manifestou a sua preocupação com existência de casos de algumas irregularidades no processo de votação das quais a propaganda eleitoral, o impedimento ao voto de alguns eleitores, bem como a interrupção de algumas mesas de voto, em algumas assembleias de voto. […]

October 15, 2019 Themes: Elections Programs: Gender & Governance | Gender, Media and Elections

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 […]

Teacher’s bad attitude towards sexual education

Teacher’s bad attitude towards sexual education

By: Kelello Rakolobe 08 April 2019 Lesotho: According to Ministry of Health 2014 study Lesotho has the second highest prevalence of HIV in the world at 25% by Ministry of Health, 2014. Prior to the 2014 Health survey, Lesotho had the third highest prevalence at 23 percent. This means instead of decreasing, the Lesotho HIV/AIDS […]

April 8, 2019 Themes: Education | HIV/AIDS | Young Women Programs: Gender in media education | HIV and AIDS

Marcha pelo fim da violência- 16 dias de activismo

Marcha pelo fim da violência- 16 dias de activismo

By Graça Maria- 11 December 2018- A Gender Links em parceria com Município da vila de Mandlakazi promoveram um debate debate em volta do papel dos partidos políticos na promoção da equidade e igualdade vs análise da participação feminina nas últimas eleições autárquicas, decorridas no passado mês de Outubro. O evento aconteceu no ambito do […]