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SADC: GL & Amplify Change launch Voice & Choice Fund

SADC: GL & Amplify Change launch Voice & Choice Fund

Friday 22 July: Gender Links (GL) in partnership with Amplify Change, today announces the launch of the Voice and Choice Fund targeting Women’s Rights Organisations in Southern Africa focusing on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). The […]

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 […]

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

Bots: New constitution must promote gender parity

Bots: New constitution must promote gender parity

By Neo Kolantsho, Gaborone, 19 April: Botswana is currently undertaking consultations on whether its 55 year-old Constitution should be reviewed. This has given Batswana an opportunity to push aggressively towards […]

April 29, 2022 Themes: Gender equality | Politics Programs: News

Gender Links mourns the passing of Ncane Maziya

Gender Links mourns the passing of Ncane Maziya

Mbabane, 21 June, 2021: A quiet presence with a powerful impact, Ncane Maziya will be remembered by her Gender Links (GL) family for the mountains that she moved for gender equality […]

June 21, 2021 Themes: Gender equality Programs: News

GL, Alliance affirm good practice at Regional Summit

GL, Alliance affirm good practice at Regional Summit

Press release: Johannesburg, 19 March: Gender Links (GL) and the Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance affirmed organisations and individuals from across Southern Africa in the recently ended Regional Voice and […]

Africa: Less than a quarter of legislators are women

Africa: Less than a quarter of legislators are women

Press release:  Less than a quarter of legislators in Africa are women, new report says. Addis Ababa, 18 March: African countries are still far from achieving women’s equal and effective […]

March 18, 2021 Themes: Politics Programs: News

Lessons in lockdown: Life is a journey filled with lessons

Lessons in lockdown: Life is a journey filled with lessons

By Ncane Maziya Mbabane, 5 February: Over the past year I experienced rough and tough lessons through my journey. Facing so many challenges both at work and my life has […]

January 15, 2021 Themes: Gender equality Programs: GL Commentary Service | News

Zim women councillors to meet President for an Indaba

Zim women councillors to meet President for an Indaba

Harare, 9 December 2020: Zimbabwe Local Government (ZiLGA) in partnership with Gender Links (GL) will host the “Women Councillors Indaba” on 10 December 2020 in Victoria Falls. The event that […]

Termination of Pregnancy Bill will save lives

Termination of Pregnancy Bill will save lives

By Joseph Kayira Blantyre, 4 December 2020 – Mary (not real name), a 17-year-old high school student in Malawi’s commercial city of Blantyre, was a victim of a violent armed […]

Comprehensive Sexuality Education must be continued

Comprehensive Sexuality Education must be continued

By Shamiso Chigorimbo Johannesburg, 16 October 2020: Members of the Zambia parliament recently shot down a regressive motion that sought suspension of teaching Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in schools pending […]