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The power of the pen-Action For Development Building Citizen’s Resilience in Promoting Violence Free Families and Communities in Apac and Oyam Districts

”The power of the pen” is a publication which highlights stories of people who may have lost hope in humanity without the intervention of ACFODE  through community-based initiatives that positively […]

Sexual and gender based violence in Uganda

A just society where there is gender equality & equity. To promote women’s empowerment, gender quality and equity through advocacy, networking and capacity building of both women and men.

SADC Gender Protocol Barometer 2015

SADC Gender Protocol Barometer 2015

SADC Gender Protocol Barometer 2015                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Southern Africa, 2015

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SADC Gender Protocol 2014 Barometer – South Africa

SADC Gender Protocol 2014 Barometer – South Africa

South African SADC Gender Barometer

South Africa

2015

 

LGBTI activists call for responsive media coverage

We, members of the LGBTI community from across Africa, note with great concern that the media, which remains the most powerful facilitator of information and education, largely sensationalises and presents an unfair reflection of our diverse community.

December 18, 2015 Themes: LGBTI Programs: Gender & Media | Research

A snapshot of LGBT media coverage in East, West and Southern Africa

A snapshot of LGBT media coverage in East, West and Southern Africa

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people remain largely absent from public discourse in Africa. This study set out to analyse representations of these communities in media in South, West and East Africa in the month of April 2015.

December 18, 2015 Themes: LGBTI Programs: Gender & Media | Research

Roadmap to Equality Newsletter December 2015

Welcome to the last Roadmap to Equality newsletter for 2015. The Sixteen Days of Activism has just ended. The ultimate answer to this injustice is to have policies and programmes to end gender based violence not reduce it as highlighted in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As we wrap up 2015, we have a glimpse of hope that this will still be possible as the SADC Gender Protocol is being reviewed. Inclusion of a target to end gender based violence is key in achieving SDG Five.

The War@Home: Findings of the GBV prevalence study in South Africa

Over three quarters (77%) of women in Limpopo; 51% of women in Gauteng; 45% of women in the Western Cape and 36% of women in KwaZulu Natal report experiencing some form of violence (emotional, economic, physical or sexual) at least once in their lifetime both within and outside their intimate relationships.

Peace begins at home – South African pamphlets

Peace begins at home – South African pamphlets

Preliminary findings of the Gauteng Gender Violence Prevalence Study by Gender Links and the Medical Research Council

Peace begins at home – Zimbabwe pamphlets

Peace begins at home – Zimbabwe pamphlets

About a quarter (26%) of Zimbabwean women experienced some form of violence (psychological, emotional, economic, physical or sexual) perpetrated by an intimate partner in the period 2011-2012.