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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|

Tues 8 Sep 2020, 11-13h: Cyber dialogues Maternal and menstrual health

Gender Links, Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance and SAFAIDS will host their first discussion on the SADC Gender Protocol Barometer 2020  thematic areas. This discussion will focus on maternal and menstrual health. Meeting: Maternal and Menstrual Health in Southern Africa Date: 8 September 2020 Time: 11:00 – 13:00 Where: Cyber dialogue (Gender Links Zoom meeting)

2020-09-07T08:03:25+00:00September 5th, 2020|

South Africa: Women’s Month funding boost for voice and leadership

Johannesburg, August 20: As South Africa celebrates Women’s Month, Global Affairs Canada is proud to announce the awarding of 40 grants valued at over R22 million through its Women Voice and Leadership (WVL) Fund managed in South Africa by Gender Links (GL). WVL forms part of Global Affairs Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy. “Across the

2020-08-30T16:11:56+00:00August 28th, 2020|

Fri 28 Aug, 11-13hr: Gender and COVID-19 Cyber Dialogues

This Woman’s Month join Women’s Voice and Leadership, South Africa (WVL-SA) – Rapid Response Grantees hold a discussion about their experiences during COVID-19 and government’s response to the pandemic. Meeting: Gender and COVID-19: Voices from the ground Date: 28 August 2020 Where: Cyber dialogue (Gender Links Zoom meeting) To join the dialogue please sign up or login to the Southern Africa

2020-08-27T06:50:26+00:00August 23rd, 2020|

17 AUG, 14-16H: SADC GENDER PROTOCOL BAROMETER LAUNCH

Gender Links and the Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance for the first time ever will virtually launch the Southern Africa Gender Barometer  on the sidelines  of the Southern African Development Community Heads of State summit as the pandemic forces our region (and the whole world) into various states of lock down. Meeting Launch of Southern Africa

2020-08-16T07:23:17+00:00August 16th, 2020|

TUES 11 AUG 11-13H: WOMEN AND ELECTORAL SYSTEMS IN SA

Date: 11 August 2020 Who: Citizens, women, youth, media, electoral system experts, NGOs, women parliamentarians, women councillors, academics Where: Cyber dialogue (Gender Links Zoom meeting) To join the dialogue please sign up or login to the Southern Africa Gender Community (SGC). After logging in, click on the Cyber Dialogues icon. Click the “Join Meeting” button on the meeting details presented.

2020-08-10T19:24:29+00:00August 5th, 2020|

Gender Links officially launched Women’s Voice and Leadership Project

Johannesburg 28 May 2019: Gender Links (GL) officially launched Women’s Voice and Leadership project at Women’s Jail, Constitutional Hill. This Canada funded project has been entrusted to, and will be managed by Gender Links.  Women’s Voice and Leadership project will run for four years. The project aims to work with grassroots civil society organisation to

2020-07-24T11:24:52+00:00May 28th, 2020|