Economics

Safire: Re-insertion and rehabilitation of homeless children in Mauritius

Safire: Re-insertion and rehabilitation of homeless children in Mauritius

Name of good practice (e.g. Women in Curepipe, Mauritius, roll back climate change) Safire: Re-insertion and rehabilitation of homeless children in Mauritius Country Mauritius Name of good practice (e.g. Women in Curepipe, Mauritius, roll back climate change) Safire: Re-insertion and rehabilitation of homeless children in Mauritius Category Economic Justice – including Education & Economic Development […]

Malawi: Putting MGDS III Under gender microscope

Malawi: Putting MGDS III Under gender microscope

Malawi: Last year, Malawi launched the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy III (MGDS III). When government distributed the signed 215-page book to all who attended the launch ceremony, everyone rushed to the office or home and peruse the pages mainly the chapters they were interested in. MGDS III is a national development blueprint and Malawi’s […]

May 9, 2019 Themes: Agriculture | Economics | Education | Gender equality | ICT's Programs: News

CSW63; Prioritised social protection for women

CSW63; Prioritised social protection for women

BY: Gender Links Date: 29/03/2019   The priority theme for Commission on the Status of Women CSW63 held in New York from the 11 – 22 March was “Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.” This CSW63 saw a number of Gender […]

March 28, 2019 Themes: Economics | Feminism | Gender based violence | LGBTI Programs: Gender & Governance

Driving toward equality: Women, ride-hailing, and the sharing economy

Ride-hailing reduces barriers for women to work in this traditionally male dominated area. Social norms limit the extent to which women participate as drivers. Ride-hailing assists women meet complex transportation needs and increases women’s mobility. Attracting more women drivers would see more women riders.  

Co-creating Feminist Narratives beyond Shrinking Spaces

African Women’s Development and Communication Network (Femnet) Annual Report 2017 The 2017 Backdrop and Amplifying African Women’s Bold Voices The impact of Femnet in 2017 in women’s leadership in regional agendas, leadership in digital space and dismantling macroeconomics.

ETV: Scandal Ep 3185- 04/12/2018

Name of monitor: Petronell Ngonyama Name of Television station: ETV Name of programme: Scandal Date of broadcast: 04 December 2018 Time: 19:30 Genre: Drama Series Theme: Crime, Social GBV focus explicit or implicit: Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Aware Link: Artefact Description: The scene displays a young woman who is a victim and survivor of Human Trafficking. The woman is now in custody of […]

Botswana: Tuelo Keikeditse

“I helped them, they helped me. I succeeded because of them”~Tuelo Keikeditse I met Gender Links in 2014 but it was in 2015 that I had my memorable interaction with them. We were at Oasis motel receiving entrepreneurship training and we were in very good hands. The training was carried out very well and when […]

September 25, 2018 Themes: Business | Drivers of Change | Economics | Education Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: Mildred Mango

“Gender Links (GL) came into my life at a time when I had lost hope with life. Before joining GL I had stress to the extent of having suicidal thoughts. I now have hope and confidence for a better life. I now have peace of mind,” Mildred Mango. “The year 2016 came as a relief […]

September 20, 2018 Themes: Agriculture | Business | Drivers of Change | Economics Programs: Protocol @ work

Namibia: Otavi Women in Textile

It is a textile project aimed at promoting t and uplifting the lively wood of women in Otavi of which most of them are single mother. This women sit with children and grant children without any means of income however, they have a massive talent in tailoring, arts and craft which was not utilize. This […]

August 23, 2018 Themes: Economics | Entrepreneurship Programs: Protocol @ work

Namibia: Oshikuku Town Council promotes Climate Change

Oshikuku is one of the towns that are hard hit during flooding every year in country. Houses, animals, business premises, trading zones for women and schools are not spared. Food and provision of access to medication become a challenge for the residents of this town. Water and sanitation is another issue women had to deal […]

August 23, 2018 Themes: Business | Economics | Health Programs: Protocol @ work