Gender Links (Johannesburg)

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


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  • Southern Africa: Not Yet Economic Uhuru for Women [opinion]

    Women's month commemorations in South Africa create ripple effects across the Southern Africa region. Read more »

  • Botswana: 'We Need to Educate Women!'

    Gender Links is celebrating women during August, and has just published the 2014 SADC Gender Protocol Barometer which interrogates the gaps hindering gender equality, which among... Read more »

  • Southern Africa: Education Crucial for Equality and Development [analysis]

    As global and local consultations on an education and training framework post-2015 gain momentum, it is emerging that the current framework has fallen short of closing the gender... Read more »

  • South Africa: Women of Marikana Speak Out

    South Africa commemorates the second anniversary of the Marikana Massacre tomorrow, exactly a week after the country celebrated Women's Day last Saturday. Read more »

  • South Africa: Blackface is Not Funny, It is Racist [opinion]

    South Africa celebrates women's month this August. This month comes amidst outrage on the portrayal of black women as objects of ridicule. Two white students from the University of... Read more »

  • Lesotho: Forced into Marriage

    Sometimes one would think that it is a punishment to be a woman from the things that our societies did or still do to us. I am a mother of four, three boys and a girl. I am 49 and... Read more »

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August 01

  • South Africa: Media must improve its reach

    Information is the lifeline of all societies. The media through its responsibility and accountability to society must strive to ensure that all people have access to news and... Read more »

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