Summit News 29 April 2014

Date: May 1, 2014
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This newsletter provides coverage of the SADC Gender Protocol Summits currently underway across the SADC region.

Mozambique: SADC Gender Protocol@Work summit starts in Maputo
Mozambique, 29 April: Mozambican minister of Women’s Affairs and Social Welfare, Yolanda Cintura,… Read more
Zambia: Government pledges commitment to gender equality
Lusaka, 29 April: Zambia ranks the lowest in the SADC region when it comes to women in political… Read more
Tanzania: Gender equality should be at a heart of the new constitution
Dar es Salaam, 28 April: After intensive lobbying by civil society organisations, gender equality… Read more
Mozambique: Luisa Diogo launches the 5050 campaign
Maputo, 29 April: Former Mozambican Prime Minister, Luisa Diogo, has called on all participants… Read more
Zambia: Gender equality draft bill will enforce 5050
Lusaka, 29 April: The Gender Equality Bill (GEB) will enforce parity between men and women at all… Read more
Mozambique: Gender parity by 2015? 5050 must be accelerated
Maputo, 29 April: Despite progress, the Mozambican government recognises that it will not be able… Read more

Gender Links, the Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance, local government associations, and the Gender and Media Diversity Centre will host the Southern Africa Gender Protocol Summits to gather evidence of the SADC Gender Protocol@Work. With the strapline “50/50 by 2015 and a strong post 2015 agenda”, the initiative, that has the support from the SADC Gender Unit, will also make a concerted call for increasing the momentum on implementation in the run up to 2015. National summits are currently underway across SADC and the regiononal will take place on 25 May in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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