GBV

SA: All lives matter, put GBV prevention at the centre

SA: All lives matter, put GBV prevention at the centre

By Kubi Rama Johannesburg, 12 September: Over the last while I, like many South Africans, have been reeling under the deluge of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) everywhere in our country. A gender activist for over 25 years, I did not know what to say or do. I vacillated between anger, powerlessness, fear, grief and then finally […]

SA:Uyinene’s murder calls for re-think in addressing GBV

SA:Uyinene’s murder calls for re-think in addressing GBV

On the 02nd of September, South Africans woke up to the dreadful news that the missing University of Cape Town (UCT) student Uyinene Mrwetyana’s lifeless body was found in Lingelethu West township.  Her death brought back the spotlight on issues of gender-based violence and femicide that have gained prominence in South Africa. Based on media […]

SADC: Winding road towards Nairobi ICPD25

SADC: Winding road towards Nairobi ICPD25

By Sifisosami Dube Johannesburg, 6 August: The Programme of Action agreed by 179 governments in 1994 was a huge milestone towards realising population, development and well-being. Twenty-five years down the line there are strides that have been made worldwide in achieving Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). These include the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) principle […]

August 6, 2019 Themes: GBV | Gender equality | Health | Human Rights | Young Women Programs: Opinion

Namibia #voiceandchoice summit affirms survivors of GBV

Namibia #voiceandchoice summit affirms survivors of GBV

Namibia Voice and Choice Summit and Awards 2019 was held on the 7th to the 8th of August 2019 at Protea Hotel Thuringerhof. The Summit ran under the hashtag #VoiceandChoice. Whereby GL creates an enabling environment where women can have a voice and choice over their own sexual reproductive health and rights. The aims and […]

Business brings my family back together!

It was 7 January 2014 when my husband got a car accident in his work place and passed on. We had three children with him, one being a girl and two boys. Two were at tertiary and the youngest doing form 4 at the time. Trouble started when I was accused of killing my husband. […]

July 12, 2019 Themes: Business | GBV | Gender equality | Local Government Programs: Gender & Governance

Botswana:Teen club inter district games by Botho Tumaeletse

“Supporting wellness and education in adolescents living with HIV” Teens Club had its first inter district games in December 2018, hosted at Maiteko CJSS in Mabutsane. The games engaged teenager in sports like netball, football and volleyball and   held a beauty pageant that included both genders. The club aims to improve the overall emotional and […]

July 2, 2019 Themes: GBV Programs: Protocol @ work

South Africa ,project manager home based care

Name of good practice (e.g. Women in Curepipe, Mauritius, roll back climate change) South Africa ,project manager home based care Country South Africa Category Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights – including Gender Based Violence, HIV and AIDS, and Youth Engagement Result Statement “Handling the community with care” is a quotable quote that stipulates what […]

Vacoas – Phoenix Municipal Council

Vacoas – Phoenix Municipal Council

Name of good practice (e.g. Women in Curepipe, Mauritius, roll back climate change) Vacoas – Phoenix Municipal Council Country Mauritius Name of good practice (e.g. Women in Curepipe, Mauritius, roll back climate change) Vacoas – Phoenix Municipal Council: Putting in practice the Gender Action Plan Category LG COE Urban Council PRESENTATION OF THE GOOD PRACTISE […]

AILES: Rehabilitating people who use drugs and people living with HIV

AILES: Rehabilitating people who use drugs and people living with HIV

Name of good practice (e.g. Women in Curepipe, Mauritius, roll back climate change) AILES: Rehabilitating people who use drugs and people living with HIV Country Mauritius Name of good practice (e.g. Women in Curepipe, Mauritius, roll back climate change) AILES: Rehabilitating people who use drugs and people living with HIV Category Sexual & Reproductive Health […]

May 29, 2019 Themes: GBV | HIV/AIDS | Youth Programs: Protocol @ work | SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Gender Diversity & GBV in SA Television

Gender Diversity & GBV in SA Television

Join The Mail & Guardian, GIZ,  UN Women and Gender Links  at the the first public event of the Media Compact Flagship Project on the evening of the 21st of May 2019 in Johannesburg at 18.30 We will be discussing gender, diversity and Gender Based Violence (GBV) in South African Television focusing on a study […]