Although South African women remain a force to be reckoned with, it is a country plagued by high levels of gender based violence. The recent attack of a woman in a Johannesburg night club by the South African Deputy Minister of Education sparked controversy in the country and questions the political commitment to violence against women in South Africa.
Call for submissions: Media Award, Zimbabwe
Deadline: 31 October 2017
Gender and Media Connect is inviting entries from journalists in Zimbabwe working around print, broadcast, graphics and images (photojournalists and Cartoonists) for our inaugural 2017 "Gender and Media Awards". These awards will recognise both individuals and media houses that have worked towards improving gender equality and equity IN and THROUGH the media in Zimbabwe.
Support Justice Njoki Ndungu’s call to Judges to clarify abortion law in Kenya
TICAH, Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health, in Nairobi is kindly requesting signatures on their petition to call on Supreme Court Chief Justice David Maraga to support Lady Justice Njoki Ndungu’s call to the judges to clarify the clause in the Constitution on abortion in Kenya.