This report is part of the third phase of the research project that led to the Gender Links (GL) publication: At the Coalface: Gender and Local Government in Southern Africa. The aim of this programme is to conduct research on gender and local government in all of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries. So far research has been completed in ten: Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Edited by Eduardo Namburete, Género e Governo Local em Mocambique is a report based on research conducted in Mozambique in 2009. Nine councillors in five localities participated in interviews and 76 women and men took part in focus group meetings to produce the book. Their views and voices are the heart of this work.