Gender Links (Johannesburg)

News from a group promoting SADC's Protocol on Gender and Development.

Website: http://www.genderlinks.org.za/page/gl-opinion-and-commentary-service


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October 03

  • Zimbabwe: Say No to Child Marriage

    Roots Zimbabwe launched its ongoing campaign to stop child marriage in June and has held various events and workshops throughout August and September. Last month, youth activists... Read more »

  • Africa: Southern Africa - Humans and Citizens Too

    Last Friday, the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) voted to pass a resolution supporting international LGBT rights, condemning discrimination on the basis of gender identity and... Read more »



October 01

  • Swaziland: For a Stigma-Free Generation

    Thembi Manana of Mandlangempisi in the Hhohho region has been living with HIV for ten years. Every day she takes a positive step towards life, never defaulting on her... Read more »



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September 23

  • Mauritius: Mauritius - Model of democracy?

    The poem Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge reads, "Water, water everywhere. Nor any drop to drink." These words ring all too true when one reflects on the... Read more »



September 15

  • South Africa: Pistorius and a Script of Injustice [opinion]

    The world is abuzz after Judge Thokozile Masipa found Oscar Pistorius not guilty of premeditated murder, but instead guilty of culpable homicide. This judgement renders Pistorius'... Read more »



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September 03

  • Southern Africa: SABA commits to gender equality

    Southern African Broadcasting Association (SABA) held a parallel meeting on gender and the media co-sponsored by UNESCO and facilitated by Gender Links. The meeting reviewed... Read more »



September 01

  • Lesotho: Abused Because of Political Differences

    I was on my way, when I was at Ha-Makhate a car stopped me and they asked me where I was going and my sister was also there. They forced me to get into the car and took me to the... Read more »

  • Lesotho: Lesotho - I was gang raped

    The date was 3rd September 2011. I left my home with two friends of mine to collect speakers which were lent to a family in the village that had held a feast. While we were waiting... Read more »

  • Lesotho: Abused by My Own fFlesh and Blood

    I am a single woman but I was married and I parted ways with my husband as we had our own issues and I had to return to my family. I moved in with my mother and my brother and my... Read more »



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