SADC Protocol on Gender and Development

GL to host Voice and Choice Summits in 2020

GL to host Voice and Choice Summits in 2020

In 2020, Gender Links and the Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance  will hold #Voice and Choice Summits in five SADC countries including Angola,  Eswatini, Lesotho,  Zambia and Zimbabwe . This follows 10 country summits held in 2019. These summits will culminate in a regional summit to be held in Johannesburg in May 2020 where winners […]

Regional Strategy and Framework of Action for Addressing Gender Based Violence 2018 – 2030

Peace and security have always been central to SADC’s regional integration strategy. In spite of this gender -based violence (GBV) continues to be a threat to human security, peace and development. In light of this Ministers responsible for gender resolved that the Secretariat should facilitate the development of a strategy for addressing gender-based violence. The […]

Regional Strategy on Women, Peace and Security 2018 – 2022

This strategy advances the quest for a prosperous and peaceful Africa in which women, men, girls and boys are all able to live with human dignity. Gender equality, women’s participation in peace and security processes, the prevention of sexual and gender based violence and the protection of women in conflict and post-conflict situations are essential […]

Gender parity in Mozambique parliament elusive

Gender parity in Mozambique parliament elusive

11 November 2019: Women’s representation in parliament in Mozambique decreased by 2 percentage points the October elections.[1]While Mozambique is one of the better performers in the Southern African development Community (SADC) the failure to reach gender parity in these elections is a serious set-back. “We have only two elections to go before the 2030 deadline for […]

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 […]

Savanne District Council COE

Fact file Country Mauritius Province/Region Savanne Baseline score  – 2015 Latest score – 2019 Population 70,575 Number of women councillors  33 Number of men councillors  120 Joined the COE programme  2013 Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  Yes Summit 2019 Savanne is a district of Mauritius, situated in the south of the island. The district has an area […]

Deliberate actions to achieve gender equality in media needed

Deliberate actions to achieve gender equality in media needed

By Tarisai Nyamweda  Pretoria, 4 October: Deliberate. Deliberate was the word of the day at the recently convened Women in Media Dialogue hosted by Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) in partnership with Media 24. The dialogue sought to create a conversation for communicators and media to propose concrete actions and to address gender inequalities […]

Global: Inequality at the centre of climate change crisis

Global: Inequality at the centre of climate change crisis

By Sifisosami Dube New York, 27 September: “The longer we wait, the harder it will be to turn the climate crisis around,” these were the words of Greta Thunberg a young climate activist ahead of the UN General Assembly climate action summit. It has taken this Swedish teenager, to knee jerk the world’s leaders from […]

September 27, 2019 Themes: Climate Change | SADC Protocol on Gender and Development Programs: News

VI Cimeira Nacional de Boas Práticas sobre a Implementação do Protocolo da SADC sobre Gênero e Desenvolvimento Pós-2015

By: Graça Maria– Maputo: 27th August 2019: Decorre desde ontem em Maputo, a VI Cimeira Nacional de Boas Práticas sobre a Implementação do Protocolo da SADC sobre Gênero e Desenvolvimento Pós-2015, no âmbito de Saúde Sexual e Direitos Reprodutivos e Combate a Uniões Prematuras. O evento está a ter lugar no Hotel Cardoso, e conta […]

Launch of Voice and Choice Barometer

Launch of Voice and Choice Barometer

I will attend the launch More information on the #VoiceandChoice Barometer 2019