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#VoiceandChoice & State of Women in SADC Barometers launched

#VoiceandChoice & State of Women in SADC Barometers launched

Johannesburg: Gender activists from across Southern Africa will on 22 August launch the#VoiceandChoice 2019 Barometer alongside the  State of Women in SADC 2019 report. The Barometer has been produced for the last eleven years by the Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance, a network of Women’s Rights Organisations that campaigned for the SADC Protocol on Gender […]

Encontro de reflexão sobre o Protocolo da SADC Sobre Género e Desenvolvimento E o Papel dos Partidos Políticos no avanço da Agenda 2030

Por: Graça Maria- Maputo, 14th August 2019- A Gender Links Moçambique realizou hoje, dia 14 de Agosto, um workshop de reflexão sobre o Protocolo da SADC Sobre Género e Desenvolvimento e o Papel dos Partidos Políticos no avanço da Agenda 2030. O mesmo visava discutir a representação equitativa de mulheres e homens na apresentação das […]

DRC: 2019 SADC Protocol@Work Summit

DRC: 2019 SADC Protocol@Work Summit

#VoiceandChoice Summits 2019 Local Action for a strong 2030 A-gender in Southern Africa!  DRC REPORT  VENUE: AFRICANA PALACE / KINSHASA DATE: 18, 19 July 2019 Executive summary Democratic Republic of Congo – held the 2019 #Voice and Choice Protocol @ Work Summit and Awards at Africana Palace, Kinshasa. The Summit which was hosted by the […]

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 […]

African Protocol on Rights of Women

The Protocol on the Rights of Women requires African governments to remove all forms of discrimination and violence against women and to promote equality between men and women. The Protocol complements the African Charter. It ensures the protection of the human rights of women in Africa. The purpose of this booklet is to inform the […]

Gender Links Annual Report 2016

Gender Links is a Southern African NGO that promotes gender equality and justice. 2016 is the first year of the post 2015 Agenda. Gender is the most cross cutting of all sources of inequality and exclusion. Gender Links works from individual to family to community to policy level to bring about change.

Botswana: Rorisang Mogojwe

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent” – Eleanor Roosevelt. I am a writer, journalist and poet. In the very near future, I will be a published author as I have just started writing my first book. I am also a News Anchor and a communications consultant for various companies. Bringing words […]

June 22, 2018 Themes: Education | Protocol | Young Women | Youth Programs: Protocol @ work

Africa: Not yet Uhuru!

Africa: Not yet Uhuru!

By Lucia Makamure Johannesburg, 25 May: On this day in 1963, the Organisation of African Unity (OUA) now known as the Africa Union (AU) was founded in Addis Ababa with a commitment to free the continent from colonial rule and to improve the living standards across member states. Fifty-five years later, so much has changed […]

Time for serious questions on ANC’s feminist agenda

Time for serious questions on ANC’s feminist agenda

Johannesburg 19 December: In a trailer for the African National Congress’ 54th conference, the eNCA news channel interviewed a broad spectrum of South Africans on what they know about Nkosozana Dlamini-Zuma (NDZ), who lost narrowly to Cyril Ramaphosa in the race for president of South Africa’s ruling party this week. Almost all of them referred […]

December 21, 2017 Themes: Gender equality | Protocol Programs: Gender & Governance | Women in Politics

Winning for women

Winning for women

Over the past week, after years of deliberation, Botswana took the monumental decision to sign the SADC Gender Protocol. The protocol advises on how best to achieve equal and meaningful participation of women in all areas of life. The signing represents a historic moment for Gender Links, who have been advocating for its implementation in […]

May 15, 2017 Themes: Protocol Programs: News