Feminism

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 […]

Women moving mountains: Collective impact of the Dutch MDG3 Fund: How resources advance women’s rights

Resources advance women’s rights and gender equality This report examines how the resources advance women’s rights through the Dutch MDG3 Fund. Chapters on the survey participants and key achievements. Also transforming gender power as well as why the MDG3 Fund was effective.    

December 19, 2017 Themes: Feminism | Gender equality Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

13th AWID International Forum: Feminist futures: Building collective power for rights and justice

Feminist futures The theme of the 13th AWID is Feminist futures – building collective power. The Forum programme contains information about plenary sessions and about arts and culture at the Forum. It also includes cross-movement initiatives as well as umbrella issue sessions. There is a schedule of participant-led sessions and finally a schedule of all events.

Feminism- the time is now!

Feminism- the time is now!

By Colleen Lowe Morna Mbabane, 19 July: It is wonderful to be back at Waterford/ Kamhlaba, my alma mater, forty years later. The fact that we are having a debate here today on African feminism, during Waterford’s third Africa Week, held under the banner “Unscrambling Africa” speaks volumes on how far we have come on […]

August 10, 2017 Themes: Feminism Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Is Africa rising enough for its women?

Is Africa rising enough for its women?

Johannesburg, 22 May: May 25 marks Africa Freedom day and many people across the continent and in the diaspora hold celebrations to mark this special occasion. On this day we celebrate the unity and solidarity of our founding leaders who sacrificed it all for the sake of our freedom and independence. As the beneficiaries of […]

Mother’s day in a diverse world

Mother’s day in a diverse world

On  Wednesday the 17th of May 2017, the world joined in solidarity to mark the International Day against Homophobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). Created in 2004, the day is used to draw the attention of policymakers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and the media to the violence and discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and […]

International: African Feminists at AWID Forum Call for Sustainable Resourcing

International: African Feminists at AWID Forum Call for Sustainable Resourcing

Salvador, Brazil, 9 September: African feminists have called on donors to “put their money where their mouth is” by funding indigenous African women’s rights organisations threatened with closure as funding priorities shift. While pledging to “get out of the box” and look into new sources of funding, including African philanthropy, a vibrant panel at the […]

January 15, 2017 Themes: Feminism | Gender equality Programs: News

Working from inside: Twenty years of the office of the status of women

This is the history of 20 years of the office of the status of Women in Australia. Over these 20 years the Australian government has learned to take the needs of women more seriously and respecting women’s rights to make their own life choices. The Australian example of the institutionalising of feminism within a bureaucracy […]

Women as leaders

This series profiles the lives of women leaders at community, regional, national and international level. The focus is to capture the diverse leadership styles and achievements of women in changing their societies. It profiles a feminist activist from India, student activists, a mayor in Swaziland, Miriam Makeba of South Africa and an indigenous woman leader […]

GIME Research Symposium Workshop Pack

Symposium concept paper Media programme strategy Gender and Media Diversity Centre concept paper LGBTI research analysis GAMAG research report  

September 9, 2016 Themes: Education | Feminism | LGBTI | Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)