Employment

Madagascar: RASOAMAMPIONONA Alice

“L’autonomisation des femmes devaient être une priorité” Rasoamampionona Alice est le chef du Fokontany (village) d’Ampasikabo dans la commune de Fort Dauphin. Alice a assisté à toutes les formations organisées par Gender Links (GL) dans sa commune. A part ses responsabilités au niveau de son village, Alice est également présidente d’une association regroupant les femmes […]

September 19, 2018 Themes: Employment | Gender equality Programs: Protocol @ work

SWAZILAND: Brenda Dlamini

“I am not my job, not my industry but a black woman who works in the construction industry”  .I am a young ambitious lady who is single and a mother of a 9-year-old girl. Currently working for Ngwenya Town council as an Inspector of works and leads a team of males. After I completed school […]

September 5, 2018 Themes: Employment Programs: Protocol @ work

LESOTHO: Neo Mahase

“Determination is what made me who I am today” Councillor Neo Mahase was born and bred in Thabana-Morena Ha Leboto in the Mafeteng district where most people know it as a district of lots of fighting’s amongst Sesotho musicians. Clouncillor Neo also calls himself as a rural boy. He grew up there and he is […]

September 5, 2018 Themes: Agriculture | Drivers of Change | Employment Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: Building of Kerry Bridge – Economic Justice

The project provides social needs to the disadvantaged. The practice appears to be an excellent one because the areas are inhabited by the bulk of the nation population they serve as the base for the production of food. Though construction of bridges can enhance the quality of rural life. It is a mass effort to […]

August 17, 2018 Themes: Employment | Gender equality Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: Demystified gender disparities in all Human Resources practices

Historically, most jobs have been shared among men and women on the basis of their biological make up and in many cases, woman have earned peripheral jobs, yet high posts and other perceived risk areas for women were strictly reserved for men. Driving council heavy vehicles was a taboo, while working in the Fire rescue […]

August 17, 2018 Themes: Employment | Gender equality Programs: Protocol @ work

Mauritius: YUVA ensures the sustained well-being of children and young people, especially those who are the most vulnerable

Mauritius: YUVA ensures the sustained well-being of children and young people, especially those who are the most vulnerable

YUVA works with families, communities, and partners to ensure that children and young people enjoy good health, are educated for life, experience love of parents and their surroundings, and are cared for and protected. YUVA serves all children and young people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender. YUVA aims to ensure Quality Education, Good […]

Changing Lives – Stories of Safe Haven Halfway Home Residents

Below are the stories of our residents : Dola* our first resident is 18 years old originally from Terre Rouge. At 13 she started smoking synthetic drugs and ran away from her home. She was locked in the Rehabilitation Youth Centre (RYC) (children prison), for one year and as soon as she got out, she […]

Promoting gender equality in the mining industry

Promoting gender equality in the mining industry

By Melody Kandare. Johannesburg 04 October: This past month world leaders gathered in New York for the 72th United Nations General Assembly, which coincided with the second anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs). The Assembly was held amid calls from the United Nations and civil society for global leaders to prioritise gender […]

October 4, 2017 Themes: Employment | Sustainable Development Programs: Human Rights

SADC: Cross border summit for gender justice

SADC: Cross border summit for gender justice

Polokwane, 17 March: The first ever joint SADC Protocol@Work Summit between two countries ended on a high note last night with awards celebrating local efforts to promote gender equality in South Africa and Swaziland. Over 150 participants from Capricorn District Municipality (CDM), Gender Links (GL) Swaziland Centres of Excellence for Gender in Local Government, entrepreneurs […]

Working for bold change

Working for bold change

Johannesburg, 7 March: On 8 March 2017, Gender Links (GL) joined the world in celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) under the United Nations theme “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030.” GL, notes the huge changes happening in world of work and calls on all Southern African Development Community (SADC) leaders’ […]