Women in Politics

Encontro de reflexão sobre o Protocolo da SADC Sobre Género e Desenvolvimento E o Papel dos Partidos Políticos no avanço da Agenda 2030

Por: Graça Maria- Maputo, 14th August 2019- A Gender Links Moçambique realizou hoje, dia 14 de Agosto, um workshop de reflexão sobre o Protocolo da SADC Sobre Género e Desenvolvimento e o Papel dos Partidos Políticos no avanço da Agenda 2030. O mesmo visava discutir a representação equitativa de mulheres e homens na apresentação das […]

Mixed blessings for women in SA elections

Mixed blessings for women in SA elections

Johannesburg, 14 May: As predicted to the letter by Gender Links (GL) women’s representation in parliament in South Africa will go up by four percentage points to 44% following the 2019 elections, despite the drop in support for the African National Congress (ANC), whose 50/50 quota for women has been crucial to boosting women’s political […]

Formações sobre a integração do género nos pleitos eleitorais

Formações sobre a integração do género nos pleitos eleitorais

Formações sobre a integração do género nos pleitos eleitorais A Gender Links Moçambique realizou nos dias 11-16 do mês de Setembro, uma formação que reuniu jornalistas e membros de partidos políticos sobre a integração do género no âmbito da campanha 50/50, rumo aos pleitos eleitorais nas zonas centro e norte do país, que conscide com […]

November 13, 2018 Themes: Elections Programs: Gender & Media | Gender, Media and Elections | Women in Politics

Swaziland: Only 14% Women in elections race

Swaziland: Only 14% Women in elections race

By Ncane Maziya Mbabane, 17 September: Out of the 670 candidates that will contest for the secondary elections in both MP and Indvuna Yenkhundla, only 98 (14%) women candidates remain to contest against their male counterparts. Again the “Vote for a Woman” campaign has not made the desired results as more men than women won […]

September 20, 2018 Themes: Politics Programs: News | Women in Politics

Mozambique: Women in politics facing obstacles

Mozambique: Women in politics facing obstacles

By Graca Maria Maputo, 20 April: Maria Helena Langa is one of the five women who heads a municipality, out of the 53 existing ones in Mozambique. Langa began her career within the political arena, as a municipal councilor from 1993 to 2003 and in 2009 rose within the ranks and became president of the […]

South Africa: Dear Mambo, Mam’ Winnie is no more

South Africa: Dear Mambo, Mam’ Winnie is no more

Dear Mambo, This week has been a very sad week for me because as of Monday, Mam’ Winnie is no more… I want to write to you Mambo because you are too young now to understand, but when you are older, I hope you will, that I needed to write this- woman to woman. We […]

April 9, 2018 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Women in Politics

“Leave no woman behind in political decision making”

“Leave no woman behind in political decision making”

By Zethu Shongwe Thring Mbabane, 8 March”: ’’Any women who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.’’ Those were the words of Mr Clement Dlamini (UNISWA lecturer). The Swazi nation marked the International Women’s Day in Swaziland on the 8th of March 2018. This […]

Time for serious questions on ANC’s feminist agenda

Time for serious questions on ANC’s feminist agenda

Johannesburg 19 December: In a trailer for the African National Congress’ 54th conference, the eNCA news channel interviewed a broad spectrum of South Africans on what they know about Nkosozana Dlamini-Zuma (NDZ), who lost narrowly to Cyril Ramaphosa in the race for president of South Africa’s ruling party this week. Almost all of them referred […]

December 21, 2017 Themes: Gender equality | Protocol Programs: Gender & Governance | Women in Politics

Mainstreaming gender in the SADC region: The experience of UNIFEM Southern Africa Regional office

The programme is focused on the institutional development and capacity building through gender analysis training, seminars, internships project and policy reviews. The aim was to equip SADC sectors, national machineries and women’s non governmental organizations with critical tools and means of incorporating women in development and gender dimensions into sectoral programmes and projects.

September 1, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender & Governance | Gender Justice | Women in Politics

General election in Tanzania_ Radio Faraja FM Stereo 91.3MHZ_ August 2016

Name of the story: General election in Tanzania Name of the media house: Radio Faraja FM Stereo 91.3MHZ Country: Tanzania Synopsis Brief description of the item of work you submitted and motivation of why it is a good example of gender awareness and sensitivity in advancing gender equality Post-2015. TANZANIA HAD A GENERAL ELECTION IN […]