Sexuality

Djemillah Mourade Peerbux: “Every moment is the guru”

Djemillah Mourade Peerbux: “Every moment is the guru”

Djemillah Mourade Peerbux is working a full-time job as a journalist. She has more than ten years of experience in the aforementioned field. She is passionate in what she does and she does not contemplate sitting back and watching social evils happening right before her eyes. She believes in the power of doing what she […]

October 7, 2019 Themes: Poverty | Sexuality | Young Women Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

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

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 […]

Sexual Diversity in the Malawi elections

Sexual Diversity in the Malawi elections

By Penelope Paliani-Kamanga Blantyre,20 May:Whoever wins the Malawi elections that are scheduled this May 21 has the toll order to adhere to the Constitution to the fullest. One of many litmus tests he must pass is how he will handle the issue of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) which remains sensitive in Malawi […]

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 […]

Gender Links e a Aliança de Género fazem mapeamento em SSR e DSR

By Graça Maria- 1st April 2019- Durante dois dias (26 e 27 de Março), diferentes activistas e organizações da sociedade civil reuniram-se para em conjunto discutir e fazer Encontro da Aliança de Género para Mapeamento de Políticas de Saúde Sexual e Reprodutiva (SSR) e Direitos Sexuais e Reprodutivos (DSR) e introdução a Campanha regional sobre […]

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Angola: Activists welcome lifting of gay ban

Angola: Activists welcome lifting of gay ban

Johannesburg 30 January: The Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance welcomes the bold move by the parliament of Angola on 23 January to decriminalise same sex relations. “This is a victory not only for Angola, but for human rights in Southern Africa,” declared Emma Kaliya, Chair of the Alliance,  a network of 136 women’s rights organisations […]

SABC 3: Isidingo- The Need Ep 201 21/12/2018

Name of monitor: Patricia Mahachi Name of Television station: SABC 3 Name of programme: Isidingo –The Need Date of broadcast: 21/12/2018  Genre: Drama Series Episode: 201 Time: Time of broadcast: 19:00:19:30 GBV focus: GBV Gem Classification:  Gender Aware Theme: GBV, Crime and Violence Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11tjCZuxIEs Scene 1: 18:12 – 19:12 Scene 2: 21:10 – 22:57   Description This analysis looks at two […]

ESwatini: Violence infringes on LGBTIQA rights

ESwatini: Violence infringes on LGBTIQA rights

By Zanta Nkumane Mbabane, 6 December: History was made recently in Eswatini when on  the 30th of June 2018 the first ever Eswatini Pride was held.  The event has been lauded as a milestone in the quest for LGBTIQ+ visibility in the deeply religious and cultural Kingdom. Eswatini, like most of African countries, still upholds […]

December 5, 2018 Themes: LGBTI | Sexuality Programs: GL Commentary Service