Politics

Mozambique acolhe as 6as eleicoes gerais e legislativas

Mozambique acolhe as 6as eleicoes gerais e legislativas

Maputo, 14 de Outubro de 2019-Depois de quarenta e dois dias de campanha eleitoral, rumo às Eleições de 15 de Outubro, a Gender Links Moçambique ao fazer a sua análise e as previsões da subida do nr de mulheres a contestarem os lugares de Deputados na Assembleia da República pelo menos nos três Partidos Políticos […]

“I am part of a journey where I am still becoming someone.”

“I am part of a journey where I am still becoming someone.”

I describe myself as a champion of women in politics. I am the director of Will FLY which was founded in 2008 and which is currently based at Black River. It provides children from suburbs with a safe and calm milieu to do their homework after school. Through Will FLY, I have been doing politics […]

October 7, 2019 Themes: Politics Programs: Gender & Governance

Zim: Gender & elections experts discuss 50-50

Zim: Gender & elections experts discuss 50-50

Press release Harare, 28 June: At the invitation of the Zimbabwe Gender Commission, a team of gender and elections experts from Mauritius, Lesotho, South Africa and Namibia are in Harare to share possible options on how to boost women’s electoral performance in the 2023 elections. “This is a ground breaking initiative that needs to be […]

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 […]

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 […]

SADC: GL Cyber Dialogues – IWD 8 March 2-3pm SA time

SADC: GL Cyber Dialogues – IWD 8 March 2-3pm SA time

Gender Links is re-launching the Community of Practice and Cyber Dialogues  this International Women’s Day on 8 March. This re-launch will include exciting new information on  a regional audit of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights(SRHR) laws and policies.  Sign up to join the Cyber Dialogues under theme #VoiceandChoice #IWD2019 and #BalanceforBetter. You can participate in […]

SABC 1: DA campaign Billboard

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Name of the monitor: Sakhile Dube Name of Television station: SABC 1 Name of programme: News Date of broadcast: 22/01/2019 Story number in the bulletin 4 Time: 19:00 – 19:30 Genre: News Theme: Political Campaign Skills: Sources GBV focus explicit or implicit? Explicit Gem Classification: Gender Blind Provide a link: Video Footage on […]

SABC 1:News-The ANC in Gauteng ran a door to door campaign

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Name of the monitor: Sakhile Dube Name of Television station: SABC 1 Name of programme: News Date of broadcast: 15/01/2019 Story number in the bulletin 2 Time: 19:00 – 19:30 Genre: News Theme: Electoral process Skills: Fairness, Sources GBV focus explicit or implicit? Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Aware Provide a link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIA1TCPzOgU A […]

Malawi: Fighting GBV in politics

Malawi: Fighting GBV in politics

By Joseph kayira Blantyre, 29 December: Since the advent of electoral democracy in Malawi, in 1994, women’s rights and empowerment issues appear to take center stage during campaigns. Women are deliberately removed from public domain once a new government is in place. However, things have suddenly taken a new turn as women have started to […]

December 29, 2018 Themes: GBV | Politics Programs: GL Commentary Service

Political parties and women’s political participation in Commonwealth Africa.

This research report begins with an overview of women’s political participation. Section 3 covers the objectives of the study and also the methodology of the study. There are six case studies as well as reviews of parties policies. Section 6 concludes and provides recommendations on best practice