Feminism

Vacancy: GL Lesotho Project Coordinator. Closing 22 Nov, 2019

Vacancy: GL Lesotho Project Coordinator. Closing 22 Nov, 2019

Gender Links (GL), a dynamic Southern African NGO headquartered in Johannesburg that promotes gender justice and equality seeks to fill the position of the Project Coordinator for its Lesotho country office. The Project Coordinator will report to the Country Manager and will be based in Maseru, Lesotho. Key performance areas include, but are not limited […]

The Safe Haven Halfway Home – Mauritius

The SAFE HAVEN HALFWAY HOME (SHHH) is a temporary shelter for teenage girls who are homeless due to abuse and rejection from family members. September 2017, Gender Links Mauritius opened the first halfway home in Mauritius called Safe Haven. A Halfway Home is a place that serves as a residence for people in need; providing them with the necessary skills […]

Nathalie Didier: The Humble Voice of Change

Nathalie Didier, the voice of change, describes herself as a powerful woman who is trying to empower the citizens of Mauritius through the work that she does as a radio presenter at the Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation. She is powerful because she can bring a change in the lives of people through the programmes that she […]

October 9, 2019 Themes: Feminism | Media Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Ambal Jeanne: Building a safer and non-violent community

Ambal Jeanne, since her younger days, has been out there on the streets fighting for the rights of students and of women. Driven by the idealistic desire to bring a change in society, she also joined a political party which she eventually left. Ambal was a public officer for almost 20 years but she decided […]

Mozambique: Cimeira sobre a implementação do SRHR

Mozambique: Cimeira sobre a implementação do SRHR

Cimeira de Boas Práticas sobre a implementação do Protocolo da SADC, Saúde Sexual e Direitos Reprodutivos e Combate as Uniões Prematuras Maputo, 07 de Agosto: A Gender Links Moçambique (GLM) e a Aliança do Protocolo de Gênero da África Austral, realizarão a 6ª Cimeira Nacional de Boas Práticas, #Vozes e Escolhas, nos dias 26 e […]

RAISE BRAVE GIRLS – For a free and a fair society for girls in Mauritius

RAISE BRAVE GIRLS (RBG) believe that as a society, we treat risk differently when it comes to boys and girls. We tend to caution our daughters more than our sons. That caution, that over-protection, is what signals girls early on to think that they’re not brave enough when indeed they are. So the organisation is […]

GL grieves and celebrates Anne Hilton’s life

GL grieves and celebrates Anne Hilton’s life

Thank you Kai (Anne’s only son) for affording GL the opportunity to say something at the memorial of Anne Hilton, whom we count as one of our many sheroes. Gender Links had an impromptu memorial on Monday 10 June, upon hearing of Anne’s passing on Saturday. We lit candles in ten countries. Since then messages […]

June 14, 2019 Themes: Entrepreneurship | Feminism Programs: Phenomenal Women

Learning, a non-ending journey

Learning, a non-ending journey

Year 2018 at Gender Links Mauritius has been an extraordinary year for me. Working with a reputed organisation locally and regionally has always been a dream come true. Looking back, I completed almost five years with GL Mauritius and the best part of it is that the learning never ends. I must admit that the […]

June 1, 2019 Themes: Care work | Children | Feminism | Young Women Programs: News Analysis

SABC 2 VENDA NEWS 15/01/2019

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Name of monitor: Petronell Ngonyama Name of Television station: News Name of programme: News Date of broadcast: 15 January 2019 Time: 19:30 Genre: News Theme: Sports Skills: Portrayal, sources GBV focus explicit or implicit: Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Aware Link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rtqpzd091yQ Description: South African football association prepares Banyana-Banyana for the upcoming tournament of […]

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