South Africa

South Africa: Step It Up for Gender Equality in South African Media

Gender Competition 2020 – GG2 – 1st Place CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE Gender-based violence (GBV) remains one of the biggest obstacles to development in South Africa, with rape, domestic violence and intimate-partner violence particularly prevalent: one in five women over the

South Africa: “I INITIATE” – YOUTH UNITING AGAINST GBV AND LGBTI DISCRIMINATION

GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE (GBV) PREVENTION IN SOUTH AFRICAN SCHOOLS   CONTEXT AND INITIATIVE In Southern Africa, gender-based violence is among the most severe and widespread human rights violations. According to Moult et al (2014): • Girls tend to be the victims

South Africa: „Woman in Plumbing”, – or why pipes don’t care who installed them

A review on implementing gender issues in a male dominated work environment       South Africa has one of the most progressive, equality supporting constitutions in the world which states that: “No person may unfairly discriminate directly or indirectly

TOWARDS GENDER EQUALITY IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

GIZ’S COLLABORATION WITH SADC IN GENDER MAINSTREAMING   CONTEXT Achieving politically stable, socially just and sustainable economic development that reduces poverty is one of the greatest challenges in Southern Africa. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is an alliance of

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Gender Reloaded

Gender Reloaded in South Africa “Gender equality lies at the core of what GIZ stands for: A future worth living. Without it, we will not achieve sustainable development nor will we have fair and just societies. But gender equality is

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South Africa: #NoMeansNo! Gender-based Violence Prevention

The Inclusive Violence and Crime Prevention Programme (GIZ-VCP) in cooperation with Masifunde Learner Development presents: #NoMeansNo! “Gender-based Violence Prevention Campaign” The #NoMeansNo! Gender-based Violence Prevention Campaign is a project of the Youth for Safer Communities programme (YSC) in the Eastern

Talk by Jabulani Pereira: Transgender, intersex and gender non-conforming identity

Jabulani Pereira, as transgendered man, is sharing his story from a Human Rights’ and African perspective. Jabulani is the Director of Iranti-org. He co-founded Iranti with Neo Musangi in 2012. Jabulani has a master degree in arts and over 30 years of experience as an activist.

Gender equality in the African and South African Context

Ms. Barbara Kalima-Phiri will be talking on her role during her work at the continental level as Africa Director for a Pan Africa research and advocacy organisation, AFRODAD, leading and managing projects in 10 African countries. She conducted ground breaking

South Africa (Johannesburg) – Roundtable on Women and Agricultural Finance

Unlocking funding and business opportunities for women throughout the agricultural value chain By bringing together gender, agriculture and financing experts, the roundtable discussion aims to unlock funding and business opportunities for women throughout the agricultural value chain. Through this initiative,

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