Human Rights

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

Angola: Activists welcome lifting of gay ban

Angola: Activists welcome lifting of gay ban

Johannesburg 30 January: The Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance welcomes the bold move by the parliament of Angola on 23 January to decriminalise same sex relations. “This is a victory not only for Angola, but for human rights in Southern Africa,” declared Emma Kaliya, Chair of the Alliance,  a network of 136 women’s rights organisations […]

Tanzania: Put an end to FGM

Tanzania: Put an end to FGM

By Joel Headman Ngorongoro, 10 December: The northern district of Ngorongoro is home to the Maasai people and a place where tradition and culture still reign supreme. Many live in fear of their ancestors and will often times attribute misfortunes as a punishment from ancestors. This is also the basis of female genital mutilation (FGM) […]

January 31, 2019 Themes: Human Rights Programs: GL Commentary Service

SABC 1: News Mdantsane church Corporal Punishment

    ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Name of the monitor: Sakhile Dube Name of Television station: SABC1 Name of programme: Xhosa News Date of broadcast: 22/01/2019 Story number in the bulletin 7 Time: 19:00 – 19:30 Genre: News Theme: GBV Skills: Accuracy, Headlines, Portrayal, Sources GBV focus explicit or implicit? Explicit Gem Classification: Gender Blind Provide a […]