Sex work

SRHR services limited as COVID crisis continues

SRHR services limited as COVID crisis continues

By Thandeka Moyo Bulawayo, 23 April:  In  a few days time days time,  Langa Mthethwa will be due for a visit at Mpilo Central Hospital to get her Jadelle removed. The implant contraception has helped ensure she does not have unplanned pregnancies as she is struggling to fend for two boys with her measly teacher’s […]

The Safe Haven Halfway Home – Mauritius

The SAFE HAVEN HALFWAY HOME (SHHH) is a temporary shelter for teenage girls who are homeless due to abuse and rejection from family members. ABOUT US  September 2017, Gender Links Mauritius opened the first halfway home in Mauritius called Safe Haven. A Halfway Home is a place that serves as a residence for people in need; providing them with […]

Djemillah Mourade-Peerbux

Djemillah Mourade-Peerbux

Djemillah Mourade-Peerbux: Small yet significant steps to bring change The face of innovation and creativity, Djemillah Mourade-Peerbux, a 30-year old woman, works as a News Editor and is the founder of The Ripple Project, The Strawz, Shame Them and Kazdepar. Djemillah believes that everyone can make an impact through small actions and she herself is […]

ETV: Scandal Ep 3185- 04/12/2018

Name of monitor: Petronell Ngonyama Name of Television station: ETV Name of programme: Scandal Date of broadcast: 04 December 2018 Time: 19:30 Genre: Drama Series Theme: Crime, Social GBV focus explicit or implicit: Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Aware Link: Artefact Description: The scene displays a young woman who is a victim and survivor of Human Trafficking. The woman is now in custody of […]

Etv: Rhythm City Ep 2976 – 03/12/2018

Name of monitor: Mauwane Raophala Name of Television station: Etv Name of programme: Rhythm City Date of broadcast: Episode 2976, 03 December 2018 Time: 19h00 – 19h30 Genre:Drama Series                                                     […]

Changing Lives – Stories of Safe Haven Halfway Home Residents

Story of Anna* Anna describes herself as a girl who does not have long hair and who looks like a boy. This young woman with a good sense of humour is a bubble of joy. She dreams to have her own restaurant and becomes a chef. She can cook a range of delicious dishes.However, this […]

Will SA be the first African country to pass effective laws to end prostitution?

While it is widely acknowledged that existing laws governing prostitution in South Africa have done little for the well-being of people in prostitution in this country, it has still taken several years for any progress to be made regarding the amendment of laws pertaining to the sex trade. While the release of the South African […]

June 11, 2017 Themes: Sex work Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Directory of health systems research: Reproductive health research in South Africa

It is necessary to ensure there is no duplication in research as well as a to link new researchers to experienced ones. and therefore this directory of reproductive health systems research was compiled. It covers adolescent sexuality, teenage pregnancy, contraception and family planning and maternal and child health. There is a lso a section on […]

Bleak future faces children raised in pubs_Malawi News_April 25-May 1, 2016

Bleak future faces children raised in pubs_Malawi News_April 25-May 1, 2016

Name of article:  Bleak future faces children raised in pubs Name of Publication: Malawi News Date: April 25-May 1, 2016 Country: Malawi Genre: Newspaper article GEM Classification: Blatant Stereotype Skill: Portrayal Theme: sex worker The story is about some commercial sex workers in Mzuzu who are raising their children in pubs to earn a living. […]

South Africa: Even the work place is not safe for women

South Africa: Even the work place is not safe for women

Johannesburg, 8 December: In addition to providing income for women, work can pave the way for broader social and economic advancement, strengthening individuals, their families and communities.