#CSW63: Pushing back the push back

#CSW63: Pushing back the push back

Spotlight on gender equality in social protection, infrastructure and public services By Sifisosami Dube New York, 13 March: The time is now to demystify “Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls”; it is what real women encounter and need every day. This […]

Lesotho: Ministry of Education and Training promotes Literacy and Numeracy

This is really a good project because there is no one who is doing this project. I invented this project in 1999 and was put into practise in 2000. It is still existing even today. This project will combine males and females together without any discrimination. Key objectives of this project is to bring all […]

August 23, 2018 Themes: Education | Labour Programs: Protocol @ work

HIV/AIDS and the South African Media: Workplace policies and programmes

This exploratory study was designed to provide data as to whther South African media institutions have responded to the need to develop corporate policies to limit the impact of HIV and AIDS and to protect the rights of employees living with HIV and AIDS. The research findings are supplemented by a set of basic recommendations […]

Time use survey Australia: user’s guide

The time use survey examines how people allocate time to different kinds of activities This study was conducted on a national scale. The survey allowed information on how people allocate time to various activities to be analysed in relation to the demographic, socio-economic and other personal characteristics collected in the survey, and to some extent […]

September 12, 2016 Themes: Gender equality | Labour Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

The status of women in the South African economy

The report details the present situation of women within the South African economy as well as giving an insight into trends that are discernible in the data. In this way it is possible to see where South Africa has been successful in enabling women’s full participation in the economy and where it is necessary to […]

HIV/AIDS, Economics, and Governance in South Africa: key issues in understanding response: A review

The macro- economic impact of HIV and AIDS HIV and AIDS and democracy Issues of public policy  and administration Responses of non governmental and community organisations The economic impact of HIV in Africa The impact on industries and the workplace Cost of care and support Patents, pills and public policy

The status of women in the South African economy

Ensuring women’s full participation within the South African economy is essential if ideals of equity, prosperity and shared and inclusive growth are to be achieved. However, women around the world have historically faced numerous barriers to their engagement in the economy. These barriers reduce their employability, constrain their ability to participate on their own terms, […]

Africa in Fact: Toil and trouble

Articles in the journal include:
Irreconcilable differences, between Namibia’s ruling party and largest labour union.
Mr Mugabe gets no rest from Trade unions.

July 27, 2015 Themes: Labour Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC) | Journal

Marie Rose Randamy – Mauritius

Marie Rose Randamy – Mauritius

Gender Links has given me another life. I can now speak with confidence and know what I am talking about. I thought I knew it all until I met with Gender Links. I am a Village Councillor and I do work hard for my community but was not working in a professional and organised manner until I met Gender Links. I will always be grateful.

July 1, 2015 Themes: Employment | Gender equality | Labour | Local Government

Les Béninoises dans le monde du travail: le développement n’a pas de sexe

Les Béninoises dans le monde du travail: le développement n’a pas de sexe

C’est une idée qui est encore solidement ancrée au Bénin: les femmes sont Á  exclure de certains métiers considérés exclusivement réservés aux hommes. Mais petit Á  petit, les lignes de démarcation bougent et se brouillent. Des femmes se lèvent pour montrer qu’elles peuvent bel et bien exercer des métiers qui, sont restés pendant longtemps, l’apanage des hommes. Ainsi, elles sont conductrices de taxi-moto, garagistes, peintres ou vitrières. Ce sont des femmes qui ont fait leurs preuves et qui ont su gagner le respect de leurs collègues masculins. Sans compter qu’elles suscitent l’admiration de leurs proches. Découvrons ces battantes qui refusent le favoritisme.