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Local Government COVID-19 Rapid Response Survey

Local Government COVID-19 Rapid Response Survey

 The Centres of Excellence (COE) for Gender in Local Government COVID-19 Rapid Response Survey in nine Southern African countries sought to gather information on how Gender Links (GL) can support local authorities’ in mainstreaming gender into their responses to the pandemic. The sample covered 98 councils or 27% of the COEs that GL works with across the […]

June 25, 2020 Themes: Local Government Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

Mankayane Town Board COE

Fact file Country Swaziland Province/Region  Manzini Baseline score  – 2013 Latest score – 2015 Population 1011 Number of women councillors  1 Number of men councillors  7 Joined the COE programme Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  Yes Summit 2018 A fast growing council situated in the Manzini region. A situational analysis is completed and successfully completed stages 3 […]

Piggs Peak COE

Fact file: Pigg’s Peak is a developing town, located in the north West of eSwatini, approximately 70 kilometers north-east of the capital city of Mbabane. The town is also located 40km from Matsamo boarder (the gateway to Mpumalanga province in South Africa) with aerial extent of 856.6 hectares, 287 of which is afforested by Peak […]

Nhlangano COE

Fact file Country Eswatini Province/Region  Shiselweni Baseline score  – 2018 76% Latest score – 2015 Population 9016 Number of women councillors  2 Number of men councillors  6 Joined the COE programme  2013 Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  Yes Summit 2015 Nhlangano is the fourth largest town in Eswatini. It is the capital of the southern district of […]

Ezulwini Municipality COE

Fact file Country Swaziland Province/Region  Hhohho Baseline score  – 2013 Latest score – 2015 Population 6000 Number of women councillors 1 Number of men councillors 7 Joined the COE programme 2013 Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme Summit 2018 Ezulwini municipality is a small tourist town in between the capital city Mbabane and Matsapha town board. The town […]

Ngwenya COE

Photo Fact file: Ngwenya is a town in western Swaziland, lying near the border with South Africa, North West of Mbabane, on the MR3 Road. The South African town opposite Ngwenya is Oshoek in Mpumalanga province. It is known for its glass factory and artwork. The Malolotja Nature Reserve lies near the town.   Country […]

April 20, 2020 Themes: Local Government Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

Lavumisa Town Board COE

Fact file Country Eswatini Province/Region  Shiselweni Baseline score  – 2013  62 Latest score – 2015  83 Population  2000 Number of women councillors  1 Number of men councillors  4 Joined the COE programme  2011 Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  yes Summit 2018 Lavumisa is a small town with a population that is manageable. Most people in this town […]

April 20, 2020 Themes: Local Government Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

Manzini Municipal COE

Fact file Country Swaziland Province/Region  Manzini Baseline score  – 2013  58 Latest score – 2015  81 Population  110 337 Number of women councillors  7 Number of men councillors  5 Joined the COE programme  2013 Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  Yes Summit 2015 Manzini City Council has no gender policy in place. A stage three council level workshop […]

Mbabane Municipal COE

  Fact file Country Swaziland Province/Region  Mbabane Baseline score  55% Latest score  55% Population 94874 Number of women councillors  0 Number of men councillors  8 Joined the COE programme  2012 Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  Yes Summit 2017 The city of Mbabane is the capital of Swaziland, it is located north-west of the country, 23km from the […]

Matsapha COE

Fact file Country Swaziland Province/Region  Matsapha Baseline score  – 2013 Latest score – 2015 Population  7600 Number of women councillors  2 Number of men councillors  6 Joined the COE programme  2010 Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  Yes Summit 2015 Over the years Matsapha has been gaining importance and recognition as the country’s industrial hub. It is one […]

April 20, 2020 Themes: Local Government Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance