Media

Botswana:Dumiso Gatsha- Sex Rights Africa Network

Botswana:Dumiso Gatsha- Sex Rights Africa Network

SEX RIGHTS AFRICA NETWORK PRESENTED BY DUMISO GATSHA The network documents lived experiences of the LGBQTI+ youth through digital story telling. It does this to provide affirmative narratives and to bridge the gap between grassroots experiences and policy makers. The network documents the human rights experiences of the LGBTIQI+ youth. It uses   sound messaging techniques, […]

July 6, 2019 Themes: Media Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Botswana Guardian-Boitshepo Balozwi

BOTSWANA GUARDIAN BY BOITSHEPO BALOZWI The article “The people versus the LGBTQI+ what comes first the law or the people’s attitude.” highlights the various perspectives and research on why LGBTQ+ persons should be free to engage in sexual practices, that are also practiced by heterosexual couples. It also highlights that being Gay in Botswana is […]

July 6, 2019 Themes: Media Programs: Media - Centres of Excellence | Protocol @ work

Yanick Bazile: “enn fou” (a madman) who is breaking barriers

Yanick Bazile: “enn fou” (a madman) who is breaking barriers Yanick is a young man who describes himself as “enn fou”, that is, madman or a crazy person in English because he is continuously trying to break barriers and change perceptions. As a young journalist of 24 who works for the weekly magazine, La Vie […]

June 18, 2019 Themes: Media Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Enter the SA #Voice and Choice Summit and awards 27-28 June 2019

Enter the SA #Voice and Choice Summit and awards 27-28 June 2019

Gender Links (GL) will host the South Africa #Voice and Choice Summit from the 27 – 28 June 2019. The South African Summit is one of 15 #Voice and choice Summits that will run across Southern Africa between June and September 2019. Winners from the SA Summit will participate in the Regional Summit in November […]

SA: TV media has power to change attitudes on GBV

SA: TV media has power to change attitudes on GBV

By Colleen Lowe Morna and Tarisai Nyamweda Johannesburg, 24 May: In January a TV news channel reported a story about the police believing they had arrested a serial killer and rapist who had been terrorising residents of eMbalenhle in Mpumalanga for the past four years. The story relies on one source – the police officer. […]

May 24, 2019 Themes: Media Programs: Gender & Media | News | VRC Clippings

SA: Diversity, balance & sensitivity still missing in TV media

SA: Diversity, balance & sensitivity still missing in TV media

 Johannesburg, 20 May: There is urgent need to achieve greater diversity, balance and sensitivity in the coverage of gender violence in South African television. This is the key finding of the first ever gender monitoring of the audio visual media to include entertainment and children’s programming, in addition to the news, that has been the […]

May 21, 2019 Themes: Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

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 […]

Empowering Local Radios with ICTs: Final report

The report demonstrates that local and community radio can provide valuable social benefits. They do need support and the capacity to work independently to do this.

January 11, 2019 Themes: Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

SADC Gender and Development Monitor 2016

Tracking Progress on Implementation of the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development The SADC Protocol on Gender and Development has six objectives. These include the empowerment of women and  eliminating discrimination. Another is achieving and gender equality through gender responsive legislation and projects. The objective of the 2016 Monitor is to present an update on […]

Election Voices Silenced

Media coverage of Zimbabwe’s 2005 Parliamentary elections This includes the SADC Guidelines as well as the campagn, the vote and the results

January 11, 2019 Themes: Elections | Media Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)