Sexuality

Call for stories on Sexual Reproductive Health Rights

Call for stories on Sexual Reproductive Health Rights

Synopsis Gender Links (GL) in its capacity as secretariat for the SADC Gender Protocol Alliance is calling for stories to be published as part of its the Sixteen Days of Activism news series. GL will pay $100 for innovative and in-depth stories in print, radio or video that can be uploaded online. Key dates Submit […]

SADC Gender Barometer 2020 Foreword by Dr. T

SADC Gender Barometer 2020 Foreword by Dr. T

By Dr Tlaleng Mofokeng, Johannesburg, 9 August 2020: #VoiceandChoice resonates with the subject closest to my heart: quality sexual and reproductive health services. Without voice there is no choice. Without choice women and girls have little hope of realising their full potential in their public and private lives. Their choices must be supported with access […]

LGBTI+ people facing discrimination & GBV

LGBTI+ people facing discrimination & GBV

By Nazlee Arbee, Capetown, 3 July: Amid the COVID -19 pandemic, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transexual+  (LGBTI+)people have been facing increasing stigmatisation, discrimination and violence as people are in lock down with homoantagonistic families and communities. Over the last month, #AllBlackLivesMatter movements have erupted in the United States of America (USA), highlighting violence tat pertains particularly […]

LGBTI people in Covid19 lockdown distress

LGBTI people in Covid19 lockdown distress

Jeffrey Muvundusi, Bulawayo, April 30: The outbreak of Covid-19 in Zimbabwe is a rude reminder to Nomvula Nkiwane, a gay man from Bulawayo’s Thorngrove suburb of the previously experienced repulsive discrimination when accessing sexual reproductive health services at public health facilities. A number of health workers are homophobic, Nkiwane, and says this is the reason […]

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 […]

Blending HIV & SRHR: An integration toolkit

This toolkit contains sessions and modules on reproductive choices, child marriage, SRHR-HIV integration, adolescent and child sexuality as well as disability and sexuality. It also covers Sexual orientation and Gender identity (SOGI) with modules on sexual abuse and gender based violence, religion and abortion.

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 […]

Seychelles: Where are we on promoting LGBTI rights?

Seychelles: Where are we on promoting LGBTI rights?

By Laura Pillay May 17, 2016, International Day against Homophobia, was symbolic for LGBTI+ in Seychelles as the Republic of Seychelles joined the list of countries to decriminalise same sex acts, under the administration of former President James Michel. Prior to decriminalisation, Section 151 of the Penal Code banned same-sex intercourse between males, categorising it […]

June 30, 2019 Themes: Justice system | Sex roles | Sexuality Programs: News | Portrayal

Summit 2019: Goodhope Sub District Council

 Goodhope Sub District Gender Committee campaigns for women empowerment and inclusiveness in decision making A numerous campaigns have been launched in relation to Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights in the sub District to raise awareness on issues of Sexual Reproductive Health and Human Rights, this involved a quiet number of stakeholders and members of the […]

Parents d’enfants LGBTQ: entre acceptation et rejet

Parents d’enfants LGBTQ: entre acceptation et rejet

By Marie Annick Savripene PortLouis, 19 May: Les lesbiennes, gay, bisexuels, trans et queer (LGBTQ) ont toujours existé. Sauf qu’ils ont longtemps vécu cachés, quand ils n’étaient pas contraints par leurs familles à se cantonner à des modes de vie ne correspondant pas à leur identité du genre. Maintenant que la norme est au coming […]