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Johannesburg 22 September: On the eve of SA Heritage Day, UN Women, Gender Links and business partners promoting gender equality today celebrated outstanding young women in Kenya, Uganda and South Africa using technology to advance their enterprises. Ten young women (first, second and third prize in each country, and two joint third prizes in South Africa)

2021-09-23T09:33:57+00:00September 23rd, 2021|

Young Women’s Entrepreneurship Challenge Awards

Date: 22 September 2021 Time: South Africa: 11h00 – 13h00; Uganda & Kenya: 12h00 – 14h00 RSVP: Please fill in the form here. Sign up or login to the Southern Africa Gender Community (SGC) on, click Cyber Dialogues and join Young Women’s Entrepreneurship Challenge Awards or join the ZOOM LINK:

2021-09-16T09:10:44+00:00September 16th, 2021|

South Africa: Gender attitudes still leave a lot to be desired

Johannesburg: 27 August: With an average score of 62%, gender attitudes in South Africa are gradually changing for the better, but evidence of deep-seated patriarchal attitudes is still strong. For example, while 52% of women and men agree or strongly agree that “women and men should be treated the same”, 43% agree or strongly agree

2021-08-27T07:47:58+00:00August 27th, 2021|

Launch: GPS Attitudes Study – 30 Aug, 13h00

Sign in or register on the Southern Africa Gender Community, click CYBER DIALOGUES and join the GPS Attitude Survey Launch or join the Zoom link: View more on the Gender Progress Score: Gender Attitudes in Southern Africa Study    

2021-09-16T09:12:27+00:00August 10th, 2021|

SA: Women’s Day call for #VaccineGenderJustice

Johannesburg, 9 August: Women’s rights organisations are calling on President Cyril Ramaphosa to provide sex disaggregated data on vaccine roll out in a campaign launched on Women’s Day. A petition signed by 43 Women’s Voice and Leadership partners calls on the president to “provide sex disaggregated data on vaccine roll out and all COVID-19 statistics

2021-08-11T12:15:57+00:00August 9th, 2021|

Launch: Barometer 2021, 13 Aug, 18h00

Date: Friday 13 August 2021 Time: 18.00 – 20.00 Where: Sunbird Capital Hotel, Mulanje Room, Lilongwe, Malawi Virtual: Please sign up or login to the Southern Africa Gender Community (SGC), click CYBER DIALOGUE and join the BAROMETER LAUNCH View the Barometer 2021 page

2021-08-24T17:13:18+00:00August 7th, 2021|

SA: Urgent call for sex disaggregated data on vaccine roll out

Johannesburg, 29 July, The Women’s Voice and Leadership South Africa (WVL-SA) welcomes the progress being made towards rolling out COVID-19 vaccines, but calls for sex disaggregated data to be made available as a matter of urgency.  “Sex disaggregation is a central tenant of all data and processes in South Africa,” noted Gender Links special Advisor Colleen

2021-07-29T06:13:07+00:00July 29th, 2021|

SAWID Peace Commission Statement on Current Unrest 16 July 2021

Dialogue for peace in our beloved South Africa The South African Women in Dialogue (SAWID) has a long history of advocating for peace through dialogue in South Africa and beyond. This is a moment in our country’s history when we again have to raise our voices in a call for peace to prevail. We call

2021-07-17T18:59:48+00:00July 17th, 2021|