SABC 3: Isidingo- The Need Ep 201 21/12/2018

Name of monitor: Patricia Mahachi Name of Television station: SABC 3 Name of programme: Isidingo –The Need Date of broadcast: 21/12/2018  Genre: Drama Series Episode: 201 Time: Time of broadcast: 19:00:19:30 GBV focus: GBV Gem Classification:  Gender Aware Theme: GBV, Crime and Violence Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11tjCZuxIEs Scene 1: 18:12 – 19:12 Scene 2: 21:10 – 22:57   Description This analysis looks at two […]

Swaziland: Felicia Motinga

“I am an empowered woman and in control of my future. I do not need a man to depend on economically.” Felicia Motinga started a baking business called Brukaros Bakery in Berseba. The name of the bakery is derived from the prominent geological mountain feature and tourist attraction in the Karas region. It is situated […]

October 4, 2018 Themes: Business | Employment Programs: Protocol @ work

Mauritius: Sheistah Bundhoo

“Life lessons are well-learned through trails.” I applied at Gender Links to be able to do an internship after completing my degree course in Bsc Sociology (Specialisation: Gender Studies) with a first class degree from the University of Mauritius. One of my most memorable experiences with GL is when I first went to take testimonial […]

September 19, 2018 Themes: Drivers of Change | Education | Employment | Young Women Programs: Protocol @ work


“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

Story of Anna* Anna describes herself as a girl who does not have long hair and who looks like a boy. This young woman with a good sense of humour is a bubble of joy. She dreams to have her own restaurant and becomes a chef. She can cook a range of delicious dishes.However, this […]