Sexual violence

SA: All lives matter, put GBV prevention at the centre

SA: All lives matter, put GBV prevention at the centre

By Kubi Rama Johannesburg, 12 September: Over the last while I, like many South Africans, have been reeling under the deluge of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) everywhere in our country. A gender activist for over 25 years, I did not know what to say or do. I vacillated between anger, powerlessness, fear, grief and then finally […]

Diversidade Sexual, Inclusão das minorias sexuais

By: Graça Maria, 04-July-2019: A diversidade sexual ainda é um tabú a ser desmistificado dentro da sociedade moçambicana, facto que faz com que a media tenha um papel importante neste processo, difundindo informações que possam criar uma reflexão conjunta sobre a importância da inclusão das minorias sexuais. Durante dois dias, 27-28 de Junho passado, jornalistas […]

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 […]