Feminism

GL mourns the passing of Dev Virahsawmy

GL mourns the passing of Dev Virahsawmy

Gender Links learned with deepest sadness of the passing away on 7 November 2023 of Dev Virahsawmy, husband and partner of our former Francophone director Loga Virahsawmy; also father of […]

October 17, 2023 Themes: Feminism Programs: GL Services

Mal: Role of men to support women in politics overdue

Mal: Role of men to support women in politics overdue

 By Joseph Kayira,  Balaka, 1 August 2023: In 2009, late President Bingu wa Mutharika did something that forever changed the perception of how Malawian politics should be practiced. He chose […]

Aisha’s Story from Safe Haven Halfway Home

Making the most of my life “I aim to have a job and a house of my own and to be financially independent.” My name is Aisha and I am […]

April 3, 2023 Themes: Feminism | Gender equality | Young Women Programs: Advocacy | Gender Justice

LUCY’S STORY FROM SAFE HAVEN HALFWAY HOME MAURITIUS

Understanding and getting out of an abusive relationship “Being at Safe Haven Halfway Home allows me to believe in myself and in my dreams.” My name is Lucy and I […]

April 3, 2023 Themes: Feminism | GBV | Gender based violence | Young Women Programs: Advocacy

SA: I am a feminist, shout it out loud!

SA: I am a feminist, shout it out loud!

By Susan Tolmay Johannesburg, 4 August 2022: This Women’s Month as we celebrate the anniversary of the historic march by about 20 000 women to the Union Buildings on 9 […]

August 4, 2022 Themes: Feminism | Gender equality Programs: Gender & Governance

Cyber dialogues: Gender & diversity, 11 Oct, 17h30 (SAST)

Cyber dialogues: Gender & diversity, 11 Oct, 17h30 (SAST)

Gender Links in partnership with the Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance and the Women Voice and Leadership South Africa programme are hosting a series of online dialogues which started in […]

SA: Women, violence and vaccine roll out

SA: Women, violence and vaccine roll out

Women call for end to violence, resumption of vaccine roll out Johannesburg, 14 July 2021, The Women’s Voice and Leadership South Africa (WVLSA) project condemns the violence and criminal looting that is […]

July 13, 2021 Themes: Emergencies | Feminism | Gender equality | Health Programs: Gender Justice

Vaccine apartheid will prolong the pandemic

Vaccine apartheid will prolong the pandemic

Johannesburg, 14 July: As many countries in the north start to open up for summer holidays, with lockdown restrictions being eased, South Africa, and most of Africa are going back […]

July 13, 2021 Themes: Feminism | Gender equality | Health Programs: Gender Justice

I story COVID -19 in the streets on Dar es Salaam

I story  COVID -19 in the streets on Dar es Salaam

By JAMES KAMALA. Dar es Salaam, 02 June: One rainy morning, I boarded a bus to go looking for stories on  he outskirts of Dar es Salaam as I usually […]

I story: Winning battles

I story: Winning battles

Port Louis, 13 April: I have fought many battles. When I was a child I was discriminated against because I was plump and had curly hair. I did not have […]

April 13, 2020 Themes: Disaster | Feminism | Gender equality | Health Programs: Health | News