Prior to 2013, GL held separate Gender Justice and Local Government and Gender and Media Summits. Since 2013, GL and the Alliance have held annual SADC Gender Protocol@Work summits, bringing together work in all the ten theme areas of the Protocol. Gender Protocol Barometers have showcased practical examples of positive change from the ground. In 2016 GL carried out an analysis of SADC Protocol@Work summit entries on Sexual and Reproductive Health which can be viewed here. You can also download an analysis of case studies from 2017 and 2018 here.

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Zimbabwe – Kadoma Men and Women’s Involvement on Climate Change and Sustainable Development

Meteorological office defines climate change as a change in global or regional climate patterns as a result of deforestation, desertification and over exploitation of resources. The growth of cities comes with benefits on sustainable development and drawbacks on climate change. The climate change project seeks to educate the urban communities on the dangers of actions […]

August 3, 2018 Themes: Climate change
Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe – Girls and Young Women in Leadership

Customarily girls and young women have faced criticism against any freedom and they always been forced back into the kitchen yet they have an important role to play in leadership. One of the aims of Kadoma Junior City Council is to empower girls and young women by promoting gender equality through 50\50 representation in local […]

August 3, 2018 Themes: Gender equality
Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe – Gender Budgeting

It is realized that less women participate in public gatherings and even then may not fully participate. Masvingo City Council advertised the proposed 2017 budget allowing the public to comment. Following this there were scheduled budget consultative meetings at ward level. It went further to call for a women’s’ consultative meeting. This was done and […]

August 3, 2018 Themes: Gender equality
Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe – Economic Justice, education, training and economic development in Goromonzi

Economic Justice with particular attention to Training, Education and Economic Development. This was carried out by Goromonzi Rural District Council. Training of Councillors, Participation of women and youths in community development to address gender disparities, Training of Stakeholders and Development Leaders. The project helped to alleviate the marginalisation of women on issues of development and […]

August 3, 2018 Themes: Gender equality | Human Rights
Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe – Advocacy for equality in young children’s rights

The junior councillors advocated for all the necessities that young children require. They discovered that in Kadoma girls and young women are being deprived off their rights just because they are females. The council is trying to empower the future of women both in community and in leadership. Motivating the girls makes them aim higher […]

August 3, 2018 Themes: Children | Human Rights
Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe – Umguza RDC advocating for 50/50 representation in service delivery.

Umguza RDC has created a strong link with Gender Links and other NGO’s within it that aim to push the agenda of women empowerment and gender mainstreaming in Council. Since 2014 after the inception workshop that was attended by Council senior officials and Council chairpersons of committee, Umguza RDC has not looked back in terms […]

August 3, 2018 Themes: Gender equality | Health
Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe – Reducing effects of Solid Waste through proper waste disposal

Kadoma City has constructed a sanitary landfill that will house all the waste combined from the Kadoma urban area. The landfill has been designed in a way that will prevent air, land, surface water and underground water pollution. Gasses, mainly methane and carbon dioxide, are produce through anaerobic degradation of organic wastes by microbes within […]

August 3, 2018 Themes: Climate change
Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe – Improving adherence to antiretroviral therapy through SMS in Kadoma.

The good practice involves administering of cell phone supported SMS messaging to standard care on adherence of women receiving antiretroviral therapy ART in Rimuka Kadoma. According to the patient status register at Rimuka Integrated TB and HIV/AIDS clinic as at 04 November 2016, 3644 people are living with HIV/AIDS of which 64% are women. The […]

August 3, 2018 Themes: Gender equality | Health
Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe – An intervention on gender equity and social inclusion

The population of Ngezi mostly consists of the elderly women and people living with disabilities. These socially excluded groups were not considered by the council in the building of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities. The toilets were far, communally owned squat holes and had no privacy. This posed great difficulty to the elderly and […]

August 3, 2018 Themes: Gender equality | Health
Programs: Protocol @ work

Mozambique: Ernesto Chambisse- Defensor de genero

Mozambique: Ernesto Chambisse- Defensor de genero Assume a responsabilidade apos tornar-se o presidente do municipio de Xai-Xai, assumindo a questao do como papel preponderante para o desenvolvimento local, atraves da sensibilizaçao intra intitucional e a nivel das comunidades no municipio de xai-xai. Emancipacao economica da mulher em situacao de vulnerabilidade social no Munipicio de Xai-Xai, […]

July 29, 2018 Themes: Drivers of Change
Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe – THE ROLE OF A WOMAN IN SANITATION

Liquid waste management is a serious problem in Kadoma. Such waste has an impact of climate change and poses a potential time bomb to disease outbreaks. Kadoma city had a problem with provision of proper public sanitation facilities and sewages used to run along the streets. General barracks and single quarters are serviced by communal […]

July 27, 2018 Themes: Human Rights
Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe – Nurturing responsibility through peer education and community based counselling

Peer education is very much involved with the education of fellow peers about issues that affect them physically, emotionally and psychologically. Counselling is what helps the individuals to overcome or arrive to a solution to a particular problem. It is crucial to society to have something that can counter the above mentioned issues. This is […]

July 27, 2018 Themes: Gender equality
Programs: Protocol @ work