Health

Zim: Health Ministry signs Abortion Care Guidelines

Zim: Health Ministry signs Abortion Care Guidelines

The Acting Chief Director for Public Health, Dr W Nyamayaro, has signed off on the National Comprehensive Abortion Care (CA) guidelines for Zimbabwe after more than a year waiting period. […]

January 18, 2024 Themes: Health | Reproductive health Programs: Gender Justice

Zim: Intensifying gender inclusive Local Economic Dev.

Zim: Intensifying gender inclusive Local Economic Dev.

9 June, Harare: Gender Links Zimbabwe (GLZ) in partnership with the Ministry of Local Government and Public Works (MLGPW) is implementing the Promoting Gender Inclusive Local Economic Development programme in […]

SADC: New calls for full decriminalisation of Abortion

SADC: New calls for full decriminalisation of Abortion

By Lynette Mudekunye Johannesburg, 27 September: On Wednesday 28 September the world will observe International Safe Abortion Day. Never before has the tug-of- war over women’s rights to make choices […]

September 28, 2022 Themes: Health | Young Women Programs: Health | SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

SADC: GL & Amplify Change launch Voice & Choice Fund

SADC: GL & Amplify Change launch Voice & Choice Fund

Friday 22 July: Gender Links (GL) in partnership with Amplify Change, today announces the launch of the Voice and Choice Fund targeting Women’s Rights Organisations in Southern Africa focusing on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). The […]

Mauritius – “Women are visionary leaders who set objectives to improve the lives of people.” Neena Ramdenee

Mauritius – “Women are visionary leaders who set objectives to improve the lives of people.”  Neena Ramdenee

“One should know how to use one’s knowledge to the benefit of the people.”  Neena Ramdenee’s first encounters with Gender Links occurred more than ten years back through Loga Virahsawmy, […]

SA: Women’s Day call for #Vaccine GenderJustice

SA: Women’s Day call for #Vaccine GenderJustice

Johannesburg, 9 August: Women’s rights organisations are calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to provide sex disaggregated data on vaccine roll out in a campaign launched on Women’s Day. A petition signed by […]

August 8, 2021 Themes: Gender equality | Health Programs: Gender Justice

SA: Call for vaccine sex disaggregated data

SA: Call for vaccine sex disaggregated data

Johannesburg, 29 July, The Women’s Voice and Leadership South Africa (WVL-SA) welcomes the progress being made towards rolling out COVID-19 vaccines, but calls for sex disaggregated data to be made available as […]

July 29, 2021 Themes: Health Programs: Gender Justice

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

Southern Africa: Needed – feminist response to vaccine roll out

Southern Africa: Needed – feminist response to vaccine roll out

Johannesburg, 14 July: The COVID-19 pandemic which has been raging across the globe since December 2019 has aggravated gender inequalities. As the majority of care workers, of the poor and […]

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