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GL & Amplify Change launch Voice & Choice Fund

2022-08-02T13:09:34+00:00August 2nd, 2022|

Friday 22 July, Gender Links (GL) in partnership with Amplify Change, today announces the launch of the Voice and Choice Fund targeting Women’s Rights Organisations (WROs) in Southern Africa focusing on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR).  The fund is part of GL’s vision of an inclusive, equal and just society in which women and girls in all their diversities

Women in Dialogue

2022-11-26T09:14:28+00:00August 2nd, 2022|

Gender Links in partnership with the Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance and the Women Voice and Leadership South Africa programme are hosting a series of online dialogues which started in August and will run until December 2022 as women across SADC dialogue. All events will take place from 13.00 to 14.30 SA time. Login in through

JAW’s model of individual empowerment

2022-08-02T13:08:54+00:00August 1st, 2022|

Justice and Women’s model of individual empowerment usurps patriarchal norms and practices in rural KwaZulu-Natal | An observer’s perspective (The data below is from internal project documents or interviews and focus group discussions conducted by the author during a project monitoring exercise on behalf of Global Affairs Canada). Since its establishment in 2006, Justice and

LVVF overcomes socio-economic challenges and GBV using performance art

2022-07-15T12:10:10+00:00July 15th, 2022|

South African volunteer organization ‘Let the Children Come Foundation’ overcomes socio-economic challenges and gender-based violence using performance art The Litshani Vhana-Vha-De Foundation (Let the Children Come Foundation or LVVF) for disadvantaged children was established in 2009 by Bridgette Mamugubudi. Driven by a desire to create meaning out of personal losses and a wish to “give

WVL changes organisational trajectories for the better

2022-07-15T12:03:48+00:00July 15th, 2022|

Global Affairs Canada’s Women’s Voice and Leadership Program changes organizational trajectories for the better: Queer Women in Business+ Allies NPC “There are many barriers to starting a business that all entrepreneurs face, but there are additional layers if you are black, poor, and female, and there is yet another layer if you are queer,” a

Bringing gender equity through transformation of the African energy sector

2022-07-15T10:49:00+00:00July 15th, 2022|

Bringing gender equity and sustainability through transformation of the African energy sector | An observer’s perspective In June 2017, Global Affairs Canada launched its Women’s Voice and Leadership Program (WVL). Driven by Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy, the program responds to the funding and capacity needs of small to medium-sized women’s rights organisations (WROs) and networks in

Ensuring donor funding reaches and capacitates women’s rights organisations

2022-07-15T10:36:34+00:00July 15th, 2022|

How to ensure that donor funding reaches, and simultaneously capacitates, marginalized community-based women’s rights organisations In June 2017, Global Affairs Canada launched its Women’s Voice and Leadership Program (WVL). The program, which is driven by Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy (FIAP), responds specifically to the funding and capacity needs of small to medium-sized women’s rights organisations

GL partners with Amplify Change to boost women’s rights

2022-03-31T06:50:50+00:00March 31st, 2022|

Join the conversation: Date :          Thursday 31 March 2022 Time :          15:00 – 17:00 In person venue :          Gender Links Cottages To join online, click here Gender Links – Southern Africa Gender Community (glcop.org.za) To join zoom, click here https://genderlinks-org-za.zoom.us/j/87051344357 Johannesburg, 31 March: SADC Gender Protocol Alliance members and Women Voice and Leadership grantees will round up International Women’s Month today with a hard

International Women’s Day: Gender & Climate Change, 8 March 2022

2022-03-07T11:06:48+00:00March 1st, 2022|

Date: 8 March, International Women’s Day Time: 15.00 – 17.00 Venue: Observatory Golf Course, Steyn Avenue, Johannesburg To join virtually: Sign up or login to the Southern Africa Gender Community (SGC) on www.glcop.org.za, click on cyber dialogue and join International Women’s Day Webinar OR: Direct zoom link: https://genderlinks-org-za.zoom.us/j/81711675639 Women’s Rights Organisations across Southern Africa will mark international

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