Gender Links (Johannesburg)

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


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  • Mauritius: Gender Equality for All Humanity [opinion]

    If my memory serves me well, I remember all political leaders discussing the need for more women in Parliament at a symposium hosted by Gender Links prior to the 2005 general... Read more »

November 06

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October 31

  • Botswana: Election reflection

    When Botswana went to the polls a week ago, GL correspondents spoke to voters about the participation and representation of women in politics. Most expressed disappointment and... Read more »

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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 »

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