Sexual violence

SADC: Join Cyber Dialogue on Women’s Health

SADC: Join Cyber Dialogue on Women’s Health

Johannesburg, 24 May: Please join Gender Links and the Gender Protocol Alliance partners for a cyber dialogue on the International Day of Action for Women’s Health, on 28 May 2019. This day coincides with International Day of Menstrual Hygiene. The Gender Protocol Alliance under the banner #VoiceandChoice is rolling out Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights […]

SA: Rape survivors deserve our support

SA: Rape survivors deserve our support

By Prince Nare Johannebsurg, 21 March : Rape is a horrific crime, and its effects are devastating whether it is committed at home, in the community, or in prison. Many rape survivors – including those assaulted in detention – often suffer shame, anxiety, and depression; they are also prone to contract sexually transmitted infections, like […]

March 21, 2019 Themes: Gender based violence | Sexual violence Programs: GL Commentary Service

Mzansi-Magic The Queen 21/01/2019

Thabiso rapes Goodness after a failed proposal.

In search of #VoiceandChoice in SRHR policies

In search of #VoiceandChoice in SRHR policies

By Kevin Chiramba Johannesburg, 8 March: International Women’s Day celebrates annually the achievements that women have made in the long and continuous fight for gender equality. Celebrated under the theme #BalanceforBetter, this theme resonates with the Gender Links (GL) and Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance’s objective to strengthen the Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) […]

African Journal on Conflict Resolution

Story telling as a way to heal sexual violence survivors among women and girls in northern Uganda. Indigenous institutions are an alternative conflict resolution mechanism in eastern Ethiopia and experiences from Zimbabwe.

Ending Child Marriage in Southern Africa

Seizing key opportunities for girls’ human rights in Southern Africa. This Human Rights Watch booklet examines what perpetuates child marriage. It also looks at the health and educational consequences of such marriages. It lists recommendations for SADC and national ministries of health and education.

Tanzania: Say no to sextortion

Tanzania: Say no to sextortion

By Bahati Mandago       Dar es Salaam, 20 December: In 1999, former  Miss Tanzania Hoyce Temu, shocked the nation when she went public and shared her sexual corruption experience in one of her speeches. In her book “NAYAKUMBUKA YOTE’’ which translates ‘I REMEMBER IT ALL’, Ms Temu  explained how sextortion left her with no choice but […]

December 20, 2018 Themes: Sexual violence Programs: GL Commentary Service

SABC 1:News -The trial of a Nigerian Pastor, Timothy Omotoso

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Name of the monitor: Sakhile Dube Name of Television station: SABC1 Name of programme: Xhosa News Date of broadcast: 10/12/2018 Story number in the bulletin 1 Time: 19:00 – 19:30 Genre: News Theme: The legal system Skills: Fairness GBV focus explicit or implicit? Explicit Gem Classification: Gender Blind Provide a link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ni3ixRe_zP8 A […]

SABC 3: 16 day of activism against Gender Based Violence – 04/12/2018

Name of monitor: Patricia Mahachi Name of Television station: SABC 3 Name of programme: News @ 9 Date of broadcast: 04/12/2018 Genre: News Time: Time of broadcast: 21:00:21:30 GBV focus: Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Aware but neglects issues of GBV against LGBTQ community Story number: 3 Theme: GBV and Gender Equality Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jATnR74sDz0 Headline 16 […]

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 […]