Human Rights

Mauritius: The flu of misogyny

Mauritius: The flu of misogyny

Mauritius; 3 July: This winter we have yet again been hit by a disease, an illness from which many of us suffer. Symptoms are mostly manifested on social media in the form of comments under news articles or in the form of edited videos. It is an illness which crawls under our skin, affecting our […]

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

Botswana is a rainbow nation

Botswana is a rainbow nation

On Tuesday afternoon, 11th June 2019 the Botswana High Court made a ruling that caused a local, regional and international stir. Within minutes of the ruling which repealed Section 164, 165 and 167 of the Penal Code international news outlets such as CNN and the BBC had run with the story. LEGABIBO’s Caine Youngman suspects […]

June 20, 2019 Themes: Human Rights | LGBTI Programs: News

Fight for LGBTIQ community’s rights resurface

Fight for LGBTIQ community’s rights resurface

Malawi: From Australia to Malawi issues affecting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex and Queer/ Questioning (LGBTIQ) community could be the same. In Australia a deeply religious 30-year old rugby player Israel Folau, found himself in hot water over his anti-gay comments. He posted on social media that “hell awaits homosexuals”. It cost him his […]

May 13, 2019 Themes: Human Rights | LGBTI | Reproductive health | Sex roles Programs: News | Perspective

Magdeline Madibela joins GL as Dir. of Programmes

Magdeline Madibela joins GL as Dir. of Programmes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Johannesburg, 2 April: Gender Links is delighted to welcome Magdeline Madibela, former head of UNWomen in Botswana and of the SADC Gender Unit for a decade before that, as Regional Director of Programmes. “I am very excited to join GL, a regional organisation with giant footprints in ensuring that there is gender […]

SABC 2 seTSWANA NEWS 10/12/2018

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Name of monitor: Your name Madikana Matjila Name of Television station: Channel where you are getting the story SABC 2 Name of programme: Name of News programme Setswana/Sepedi news Date of broadcast: Date when the news item was broadcast 10 December 2018 Story number in the bulletin 9 Time: Time of broadcast 20H00 […]

SABC 2 VENDA NEWS 22/01/2019

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Name of monitor: Petronell Ngonyama Name of Television station: News Name of programme: Venda news Date of broadcast: 22 January 2019 Time: 17:30 Genre: News Theme: IEC Skills: Portrayal, sources GBV focus explicit or implicit: Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Blind Link: Artefact Description: This shows historical footprints where women were written off or […]

SABC 2- VENDA NEWS 15/01/2019

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Name of monitor: Petronell Ngonyama Name of Television station: SABC 2 Name of programme: News (Venda) Date of broadcast: 15 January 2019 Time: 17:30 Genre: News Theme: Gender based violence Skills: Perspective, Portrayal and Sources GBV focus explicit or implicit: Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Aware Link Artefact Description: The scene or story is […]

SABC 2: IEC allows prisoners to vote 22/01/2019

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Name of monitor: Petronell Ngonyama Name of Television station: News Name of programme: Venda news Date of broadcast: 22 January 2019 Time: 17:30 Genre: News Theme: IEC Skills: Portrayal, sources GBV focus explicit or implicit: Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Blind Link: Artefact Description: This shows historical footprints where women were written off or […]

Malawi: Teenage Pregnancy Fueling Poverty

Malawi: Teenage Pregnancy Fueling Poverty

By Winston Mwale Lilongwe, 27 December: Malawi is one of the least developed countries in the world, and the country may continue to find it hard to extract herself from the gut-wrenching poverty if nothing tangible is done to deal with the perennial scourge of early pregnancy and marriage among female students. Officials from the […]

March 1, 2019 Themes: Human Rights Programs: GL Commentary Service