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 […]

Lesotho: Ntholeng Molefi

“It is easier to raise a boy child than to repair a man. No one should be left behind.” I am a professional Corrections Officer currently practising as a Chaplain for Lesotho Correctional Service. I am responsible for coordinating chaplaincy programs and activities throughout the country. I am an active member of Prison Fellowship Lesotho […]

June 14, 2018 Themes: Drivers of Change | Religion Programs: Protocol @ work

Lutheran action against gender based violence

Gender based violence is a human rights violation and a form of discrimination against another person based on gender. The church is not immune to the scourge of gender based violence. It can play a major role in shaping societal norms and behaviours and play a role in ending this scourge. The Evangelical Lutheran Church […]

Gender and racism: Double jeopardy for women

Race issues challenge fundamental issues of identity and beliefs. When race and gender intersect, there is a need for caution so all race groups are included.  This booklet contains papers on: The impact of apartheid on black women in South Africa which looks at the overlapping systems of oppression and another entitled Asian women caught […]




September 22, 2016 Themes: Religion Programs: Gender Justice

Church of the Province of Uganda: Gender Policy

This gender policy is an attempt on the part of the church of Uganda to recognise that without a clear framework , the Church will continue to discriminate on the basis of sex – sometimes intentionally, but usually unintentionally. The Church can promote more effective problem solving and social transformation through a gender policy and […]

September 5, 2016 Themes: Gender equality | Religion Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Christian Aid: Exploring a theology of gender

Christian Aid is working for gender justice. Topics include the radical nature of the scriptural witness on gender, the insight that human beings may be different but of the same flesh and the way in which experience of gender may be shaped by oppression or by justice. It is hoped that this will be the […]

September 2, 2016 Themes: Gender equality | Religion Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Protection of the African refugees and internally displaced persons

The African Commission on Human and People’s Rights, within the context of its programmes of activities, convened a seminar on protection of the African Refugees and Internally Displaced persons. These main issues were debated: Reviewing the general picture of government and non-government action in favour of refugees The problems of African refugees with special reference […]

Gender violence and women’s human rights in Africa

Gender violence, human rights and African women in contemporary African nation states Women’s reproductive and sexual rights Tools of suppression – including religion and traditions Strategies to tackle rape and violence against women in South Africa Culture as a human rights concern – strategies for action and the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights […]

Madagascar : L’Église catholique passe Á  l’offensive par rapport au VIH

Les mots VIH et SIDA font peur Á  Madagascar. Depuis la crise de 2009 jusqu’Á  présent, la sensibilisation en vue de lutter contre cette pandémie s’est atténuée : moins de communication en audiovisuel, moins de communiqués sur les ondes radiophoniques et moins de conscientisation Á  propos du dépistage volontaire. C’est l”Église catholique qui tire la sonnette d’alarme face aux 5% de personnes vulnérables vivant avec le virus. Le point Á  l’occasion de la Journée mondiale du VIH/SIDA.