Sustainable Development

Vacancy: GL Lesotho Project Coordinator. Closing 22 Nov, 2019

Vacancy: GL Lesotho Project Coordinator. Closing 22 Nov, 2019

Gender Links (GL), a dynamic Southern African NGO headquartered in Johannesburg that promotes gender justice and equality seeks to fill the position of the Project Coordinator for its Lesotho country office. The Project Coordinator will report to the Country Manager and will be based in Maseru, Lesotho. Key performance areas include, but are not limited […]

Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals to advance wommen’s rights and gender equality

This is an advocacy guide. It provides advice on how to advocate to ensure the commitments to women’s rights and gender equality are met. The commitments must also be resourced and monitored at local and national level.      

SADC Gender and Development Monitor 2016

Tracking Progress on Implementation of the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development The SADC Protocol on Gender and Development has six objectives. These include the empowerment of women and  eliminating discrimination. Another is achieving and gender equality through gender responsive legislation and projects. The objective of the 2016 Monitor is to present an update on […]

Conflict Trends

Issue 3 2017 Editorial focus: Build local and national capacities for peace Link between democracy and development in Africa  

Pan African Women’s Conference on 2030 Agenda & Africa Agenda 2063

Nairobi, Kenya 3- 5 May 2017 Safeguarding our gains: African women’s collective action in defining the pathway to 2030 Agenda for SDGs and Africa Agenda 2063 This report captures the discussions and outcomes of the African women’s collective action at the 7th Femnet conference on 3 – 5 May 2017. Participants came from 5 sub […]

The People’s Commonwealth

The Commonwealth Foundation is building a culture of public participation by developing civil society. The tag line is “more voices for a fairer society” because some voices are not heard. The booklet includes young people leading the debate on HIV and AIDS. Also young women in Pakistan taking part in local government. Bringing civic voice […]

Botswana: Susan Sekgwa

Susan Sekgwa is a classic example of how a victim of GBV in Serowe Botswana turned into an activist and champion of gender equality through trainings facilitated by Gender Links. The Centres of Excellency Project, funded by DFID, is an innovative programme in Botswana delivered Gender Links helps councils to come up with working documents […]

September 19, 2018 Themes: Human Rights | Media | Sustainable Development Programs: Protocol @ work

MAURITIUS: Dr Arvind Boolell

“We grow prejudice” Dr. Arvind Boolell firmly believes that in the spirit of transparency all political parties must relook into their Constitution and make sure that it is implemented. Seasoned and experienced politician Dr. Boolell was firstly elected in 1987 in Vieux Grand Port and Rose Belle. He has never lost a single election except […]

September 6, 2018 Themes: Politics | Sustainable Development Programs: Protocol @ work

Tanzania: Journalists share good practices on gender sensitive reporting

Tanzania: Journalists share good practices on gender sensitive reporting

By Yusufu Ahmadi Dar es Salaam, 24 August: The on going gender and media summit saw journalists from across the country share how they are succedding in undertaking gender sensitve and responsive journalism . Some research undertaken by journalists in Tanzania have shown that despite little improvement towards achieving gender equality and ending gender based […]

Botswana: North East District promotes Women Economic Empowerment

The Women Economic Empowerment Programme (WEE) helps eradicate poverty on vulnerable people especially women and people living with disability as well as striving towards Gender equality through empowering women with funds to start business hence less dependence on man. The key objective of this project  is to empower women to start projects there can sustain […]