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Gender Links, Johannesburg (GL)

GL's primary area of focus is the transformation of gender relations in and through the media. It conducts research, develops training materials, and helps gender activists and women in decision making build capacity in media and communication skills.

WWW includes publications, training information and materials, advisory services, links to its formal networks in Botswana, Lesotho, Mauritius, Seychelles, Swaziland and Zambia, a virtual resources centre, an electronic forum and news and events. The virtual resources centre comprises a collection of gender and media case studies from around Southern Africa accompanied by training notes that can be searched by country, theme and technical training criteria.

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SADC gender protocol 2011 barometer
Gender Links, Johannesburg 2012
The third Southern Africa Gender Protocol Barometer moves into high gear with the introduction of the SADC Gender and Development Index (SGDI) that complements the Citizen Score Card (CSC) that has been running for three years. With e...
Gender in the 2011 South African local government elections
C. Lowe Morna / Gender Links, Johannesburg 2011
The 2011 local government elections that witnessed a decline in women’s representation at the very moment that South Africa should be redoubling its efforts to achieve gender parity underscores the need for a legislated quota for...
SADC Gender Protocol 2011 Barometer
C Morna (ed); L Nyakujarah (ed) / Gender Links, Johannesburg 2011
The 2008 Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Protocol on Gender and Development was a groundbreaking agreement among the region’s leaders. This report is the third in a series produced by the Southern Gender Protocol Al...
Gender in Media Education: An audit of gender in journalism and media education and training
P Made; K Rama / Gender Links, Johannesburg 2010
The Gender in Media Education in Southern Africa (GIME) project claims to be the most comprehensive gender audit undertaken in journalism / media education and training in the region. The study, covering 25 institutions in 13 cou...
More coverage of women's issues lacking in Southern Africa
C.L. Morna (ed); T. Mpofu; D. Glenwright / Gender Links, Johannesburg 2010
This report monitors the relation between gender issues and media content in 14 Southern African countries, providing quantitative, sex-disaggregated data on media coverage and topics. In addition, it examines the underlying gender dy...
Examining media coverage of gender issues and HIV and AIDS in the Seychelles
C, Morna; D, Gandhi / Gender Links, Johannesburg 2008
This report concerns the HIV and AIDS and Gender Baseline Study (GMBS) conducted in Seychelles, DRC and Madagascar over a two week period in October 2007. The key findings of the research may be divided into the three areas of enquiry...
For worse or for better - tabloid expansion and gender in Africa
C, Lowe Morna; S, Ndlovu / Gender Links, Johannesburg 2008
Part of Mirror on the Media series of monitoring reports, this paper reviews gender and peoples perceptions in the tabloid media across Mauritius, South Africa and Tanzania. It monitors three newspapers in each country over a one mont...
Is there potential for women in southern African photo journalism?
Gender Links, Johannesburg 2004
How can images be used to challenge gender stereotypes in southern Afirca? This manual aims to provide an insight into gender and photojournalism in Southern Africa. Developed by experts and practitioners in the field and targeted at ...
Prevailing gender biases in South African advertising
C.L. Morna; S. Ndlovu / Gender Links, Johannesburg 2007
Covering 1,650 radio, television, print and billboard advertisements in Mauritius, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe, this study establishes how women and men are represented and portrayed in advertising. Key findings of th...
Are media development organisations serious about gender mainstreaming?
C.L. Morna; A. Odhiambo; R.R. Davidson / Gender Links, Johannesburg 2006
Here the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) reviews the extent to which gender is integrated into the work of the twenty media development organisations that it supports. Key findings include: ...
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