With the support of UN Women, GL convened an expert group meeting to devise a process for reviewing gender policies and action plans; integrating the targets of the protocol into these key instruments and costing their implementation.

At their meeting in Windhoek in June 2011 gender ministers reviewed and endorsed a roadmap for implementing the SADC Gender Protocol that will inform future regional and national processes.

Gender Links is working closely with the SADC Secretariat’s Gender Unit to provide technical expertise and capacity building to Member States.