South Africa: Domestic Violence Amendment Bill, 2020

Seeks to amend the Domestic Violence Act 1998 so as to regulate certain definitions and enhance social protection of victims of domestic violence. Download the resource

March 17, 2020

South Africa: Prescription in Civil and Criminal Matters Sexual Offences, 2019

To amend the Prescription Act, 1969, so as to extend the list of sexual offences in respect of which prescription does not commence to run under certain circumstances regarding a […]

November 22, 2019

Mozambique: Plano Nac Prev Combate Violencia Baseada no Genero 2018-2021

National Gender based violence prevention strategy to combat all manifestations of discrimination and exclusion based on differences in culture, ethnic origin, gender, race, religion, region of origin and political party membership; […]

August 15, 2018

Namibia: National Training Resource Kit on GBV, 2018

A resource kit to facilitate training on GBV. Download the resource

August 12, 2018

Eswatini: Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Act 2018

Act No 15 of 2018 The Act provides for the prevention and protection of all persons from harm and other sexual and domestic violence acts. Download the resource

June 28, 2018

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): Policy Information Note 2018

This note provides country of origin information (COI) and analysis of COI for use by the UK’s Home Office decision makers handling particular types of protection and human rights claims […]

April 30, 2018

Lesotho: Proposed Provisions of Domestic Violence Bill 2018

Envisaged law against domestic violence. Download the resource

April 11, 2018

Madagascar: Gender Barometer Ch5-GBV 2017

Key trends in GBV with special reference to Madagascar context. Download the resource

August 11, 2017

Botswana: Anti-Human Trafficking Act, 2017

An Act to provide for the combating of human trafficking in Botswana. Download the resource

May 7, 2017

Tanzania: Tanzania-Zanzibar National Plan of Action on VAWC, 2017-2022

A framework to prevent and respond to violence against women and children in Tanzania and Zanzibar. Download the resource

April 6, 2017

Namibia: GL Country Strategy 2016-2020

Strategy for the implementation of Gender Links’ Centres of Excellence programme in Namibia. Download the resource    

August 12, 2016

Madagascar: Human Rights Report 2016

Report presents human rights abuses including the inability of the government to provide rule of law, corruption, impunity, security force abuse, restrictions on freedoms of speech, press, and assembly, and […]

April 11, 2016