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South Africa: Celebrating change makers on International Women’s Day

Johannesburg, 10 March: Women Voice and leadership affirmed the ground breaking work of 23 organisations and individuals from a broad cross section of South African Women’s Rights Organisations in awards announced on International Women’s Day. The awards followed the SADC Protocol@Work pre-summit held on 3- 4 March 2021. A panel of judges adjudicated 54 presentations

2021-03-10T09:36:35+00:00March 10th, 2021|

WOMEN’S RIGHTS TOP PRIORITY IN PANDEMIC

Johannesburg, 9 March: The Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated the challenges faced by women worldwide, said ambassadors, other government officials and civil society leaders at the Gender Links Women’s Voice and Leadership Awards ceremony on International Women’s Day yesterday. It is a year since Covid-19 sent nations across the world into various forms of lockdown, with

2021-03-09T14:04:30+00:00March 9th, 2021|

International Women’s Day & Summit awards: 8 March 2021

Winners |  Programme and Speaker Bios  | Summit Gender Links hosted the SA Women, Voice and Leadership  (WVL) Summit from the 3-4 March 2021. This summit culminated in an awards ceremony on 8 March, back to back with the GL WVL–SA organised International Womens Day (IWD) celebration, under the overarching theme Marching together for

2021-03-14T16:59:39+00:00February 25th, 2021|

Learning and Sharing Summit: 3-4 March 2021

Women’s Voice and Leadership South Africa (WVL-SA) is pleased to invite all grantees to enter your project/s for an award at the WVL-SA Learning and Sharing Summit on 3-4 March 2021. Winners will be announced on International Women’s Day on 8, March 2021. The winners will have the opportunity to compete in the SADC regional, #Voice and choice Summit and Awards held by Gender Links

2021-03-07T08:30:42+00:00February 12th, 2021|

Rapid Response call 2: Gender & COVID-19, especially access to vaccines

Opportunity closing date:  Monday 15 February 2021 South African Women’s Rights organisations are invited to apply for funding under the Government of Canada- funded Women Voice and Leadership-South Africa Fund (WVL SA) with a strong focus in this round on equal access to, public education and awareness on COVID-19 vaccines. The maximum amount available for Rapid

2021-02-03T12:52:12+00:00February 2nd, 2021|

Cyber dialogues: 10 DEC: 12-14H00, Day of Commitment

During the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based violence from 25 November to the 10 December Gender Links and the Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance will hold dialogues on key thematic areas with stakeholders to take stock of what was achieved over the last year and identify priorities for the next year. Date: 10 December 2020: Day of Commitment Time: 12h00

2020-12-10T07:21:51+00:00November 26th, 2020|

NGOs call on government to intensify gender responses to COVID-19

Organisations working to promote women’s rights amid COVID-19 have called on the government to intensify gender-responsive solutions to the pandemic, especially gender based violence. In a cyber dialogue sharing experiences of promoting women’s rights during the pandemic, grantees of the Women’s Voice and Leadership Fund acknowledged the efforts made by the Ministry Women, Youth and

2020-09-10T07:26:35+00:00September 10th, 2020|

Gender & COVID-19: Voices from the ground discussion

This Women’s Month, Women’s Voice & Leadership South Africa (WVLSA) hosted a discussion on 28 August.  Rapid Response Grantees discussed their experiences during COVID-19 and the government’s response to the pandemic. Download the powerpoint presentations: WVLSA introduction and background Coastal Resources Centre Department of Women, Youth & Persons with Disabilities The impact of COVID-19 on

2020-09-10T07:25:14+00:00September 7th, 2020|