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GL to host learning & sharing event on WPP for journalists

GL to host learning & sharing event on WPP for journalists

Johannebsurg, 19 February: Journalists from Botswana, Eswatini and Zimbabwe who participated in a reporting on Women’s Political Participation workshop  organised by GL, will come together in a learning and sharing event from 11-12 March 2021. The event will include presentations of good media practices on Women’s Effective Political Participation. The presentations are in the fields […]

Report card Mafaijijo

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept 07 May 2010 Buy-in report Score card II Situation analysis 07 May 2010 Situation analysis III SADC Protocol on gender and development 10 December 2010 village meeting IV Inception workshop 24 November 2010 Inception workshop V Action planning workshop 24 November […]

February 17, 2021 Themes: Governance | Local Government Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

Lesotho:Nthatisi Motsamai

Nthatisi Motsamai is a young entrepreneur who is owning hair and beauty salon and at the same time she is selling Inuka products. She wanted to be involved in the sports field as part of work at the beginning but she was not motivated. She was also talented on hairdressing as she started trying her […]

November 27, 2020 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Entrepreneurship | Gender Violence

Lesotho:Khubetsoana Men’s Club

Khubetsoana men’s club initiators to end gender based violence in the community. Khubetsoana Men’s Club (KMC) is designed to strongly advocate, restore, empower develop and mobilize men to be dignified men, husbands, fathers and mentors in their families and the community. The aim is to become the initiators to end gender based violence in the […]

November 24, 2020 Themes: GBV Programs: Gender Violence

Summit 2020-Mafeteng Urban Council COE

Mafeteng Urban Council is located in the   capital city of Mafeteng in Lesotho. The South African border town to Mafeteng is Wepener.The town has a population of around 41,357. Administratively, it is within Mafeteng district Economically the town lies in the centre of a wheat and maize growing area, and agriculture is the main industry. […]

Drivers of Change: Choolwe Maunga Lipenga – Kitwe COE

Drivers of Change: Choolwe Maunga Lipenga – Kitwe COE

My name is Choolwe Maunga, 36 years old. I started my journey in Gender work in July 2012 when I became the Gender Focal Point Person for Livingstone City Council. This position gave me an opportunity to lead my institution through processes of Gender mainstreaming in the Institution and awareness creation in the Community. The […]

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 […]

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 […]