Sports

Press Freedom Day: GL urges Caster to appeal

Press Freedom Day: GL urges Caster to appeal

Johannesburg, 3 May: On World Press Freedom Day, Gender Links (GL) urges Caster Semenya to exercise #VoiceandChoice by appealing the court ruling that would force her to change her natural state in order to continue competing in sport. GL further urges the South African government, which has so far been conspicuous for its silence on […]

May 2, 2019 Themes: Gender equality | Sex roles | Sports Programs: GL Commentary Service

SABC 2 VENDA NEWS 15/01/2019

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION Name of monitor: Petronell Ngonyama Name of Television station: News Name of programme: News Date of broadcast: 15 January 2019 Time: 19:30 Genre: News Theme: Sports Skills: Portrayal, sources GBV focus explicit or implicit: Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Aware Link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rtqpzd091yQ Description: South African football association prepares Banyana-Banyana for the upcoming tournament of […]

The Brighton Plus Helsinki 2014 Declaration on Women and Sport

The Brighton Declaration on Women and Sport was adopted at the first conference on women and sport in 1994. This was reinforced and endorsed by 419 organisations in 2014. The World Conference is in May 2018 in Gaberone, Botswana.

January 10, 2019 Themes: Gender equality | Sports Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

IWG World Conference on Women and Sport

7th IWG Conference 17 -20 May 2018, Gaberone, Botswana Annual Report 2016

January 9, 2019 Themes: Sports Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Sport for Development and Peace and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

The Commonwealth is analysing the contribution that sport can make to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Commonwealth has a mandate to support member countries to advance Sport for Development and Peace. It helps governments strengthen policies to increase the contribution of sports to the national development priorities.  

Enhancing the Contribution of Sport to the Sustainable Development Goals

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development identifies the growing contribution of sport to the realisation of development and peace. This statement is an important milestone for sport and builds on progress that has been made by the Commonwealth. This guide provides direction for policy makers to help sport make its fullest possible contribution to sustainable […]

January 9, 2019 Themes: Sports Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

ETV: News @ 9 Sports News & Comment Analysis- 04/12/2018

Name of monitor: Madikana Matjila Name of programme: ETV News time Date of broadcast: 04 December 2018 Time: 20H00 – 20H30 Genre: Analysis and Commentary   Theme: Sports, awards Skills: Ethics, Portrayal ,Language,Perspective GBV focus explicit or implicit? Implicit Gem Classification: Gender Aware If no link provide the artefact upload on dropbox   Brief description of news story: Ada Hagerberg […]

Zambia: CONFLICT MANAGEMENT PROJECT

The project is aimed at mobilising men as agents of change in promoting gender equity. HIV/AIDS prevention and sexual behaviour change. It is a good practice because it provides opportunities and platforms where men come together to share ideas, experience, information and knowledge which enhances positive attitudes to gender equality, HIV/AIDS prevention and women participation […]

September 19, 2018 Themes: Health | HIV/AIDS | Sports Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe: Chegutu Municipality :Advancing health through sports and arts

Chegutu Municipality had its Inaugural Sports and Arts Festival in October 2017.Chapter 2(32) of the Constitution provides that the state must take all practical measures to encourage sport and recreational activities for all people. The Urban Council’s Act Second Schedule( 3 ) Council is to provide ,operate or do all things necessary in provision or […]

July 31, 2018 Themes: Sports Programs: Protocol @ work

Marta Vieira da Silva named UN Goodwill Ambassador

Marta Vieira da Silva named UN Goodwill Ambassador

Press release New York, 12 July: UN Women today announced the appointment of world-renowned Brazilian soccer player Marta Vieira da Silva as UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for women and girls in sport. Ms. Vieira da Silva, popularly known by her fans as Marta, will dedicate her efforts to support UN Women’s work for gender equality […]

July 13, 2018 Themes: Sports Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)