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Press Releases, Latest News2022-08-02T13:49:49+00:00

GL & Amplify Change launch Voice & Choice Fund

August 2nd, 2022|Categories: News|

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

LVVF overcomes socio-economic challenges and GBV using performance art

July 15th, 2022|Categories: News|

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

WVL changes organisational trajectories for the better

July 15th, 2022|Categories: News|

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

Bringing gender equity through transformation of the African energy sector

July 15th, 2022|Categories: News|

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

Ensuring donor funding reaches and capacitates women’s rights organisations

July 15th, 2022|Categories: News|

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),

Questions for discussion  

July 3rd, 2022|Categories: Research|

Is discomfort with/ rejection of the term ‘Feminism’ about ideological differences, or is it a matter of language? Is feminism Un-African? What does feminism look like in South and Southern Africa – where do we sit on the

The future of African Feminism

July 3rd, 2022|Categories: Research|

With the growth of feminist organizations across the continent led by young women, feminism seems to be taking a central presence in digital spaces. Given that many young people today spend majority of their time online, social media

Why we still need Feminism

July 3rd, 2022|Categories: Research|

Feminist and women’s rights organisations are responsible for the significant gains in advancing women’s rights over the last two centuries, however, struggles for political, social, economic and climate justice are far from over. Women are still under-represented in

The role of men

July 3rd, 2022|Categories: Research|

There is debate about whether men can be called feminists. At two ends of the spectrum - arguments by pro-feminist men that gender should not be a barrier to their full and active participation, others argue that feminism