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 the community of practice Gender Links – Southern Africa Gender Community (

Zoom link Speaker Resources
Thursday 4 August: Feminism(1) Demystifying Feminism
Watch the Demystifying Feminism dialogue Tsitsi Fungurani, GAC
Marinda Weideman, GAC evaluator
Zintle Khobeni, The GPSA
Thenjiwe Ngcobo, Incema
Sikhonzile Malinga, Phola
Feminist identities among WVLSA grantees presentation
Download the African Feminism Discussion paper
Comment on the chapters
African Feminisms presentation
We should all be feminist and demand a destruction of gender hierarchy, Glenda Daniels – Op Ed
Tuesday 16 August: Feminism(2) African  Feminism
Watch the African Feminism dialogue Sara Longwe and Dr Yaliwe Clarke
High Commissioner Thenjiwe Mtintso
Rose Haji
Speakers’ biographies
Feminism and the fight for freedom, High Commissioner Thenjiwe Mtintso
Malawi: President Chakwera pledges 50-50 parliament
Tuesday, 30 August: Feminism(3) Feminist Leadership
Watch the Feminist Leadership dialogue Tsitsi Fungurani, GAC
Emma Kaliya, SADC Protocol Alliance
Joanna Pouponneau, Ladies Circle Seychelles
Nompumelelo Mathabela, 1in9 Campaign
Sifisosami Dube, International Idea
Speakers’ biographies
Wednesday, 28 September: International Safe Abortion Day Barometer 2022: Safe abortion
Wednesday, 12 October: Gender and Diversity Barometer 2021: Sexual Diversity
Barometer 2022: Gender-based violence
The Q Networq presentation
2022 Barometer Sexual Diversity presentation
Friday, 18 November: Women’s Entrepreneurship Day: Economic power to end GBV
Friday, 25 November: International Day for the elimination of Violence against Women Barometer 2021: Gender based violencce
Friday, 25 November: End violence against women and girls march
Tuesday, 29 November: Combatting online GBV to promote digital rights
Register here
Thursday, 1 December: World AIDS Day Barometer 2021: HIV and AIDS
Monday, 5 December: International Day of People with Disabilities
Tuesday, 6 December: Anniversary of the Montreal Massacre: The role of Men
Friday, 9 December: Human Rights Day