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Gender justice and local government summit 2011
 
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The second annual Gender Justice and Local Government Summit and Awards was held from 28 - 30 March 2011 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Click here to download the Summit conference pack which includes the programme, session outlines and delegates allocations. Click here to download the detailed programme.

Click here to read the Summit report.
Click here to view the winners of the 2011 Summit and a slide show from the awards evening.
Click here to view testimonials and responses to the summit.

You can view the best practice submissions by clicking on the categories below.

Centres of Excellence 16 days campaigns Institutional

You can view the 2010  Introduction to the Awards DVD.

 

 
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Report: Gender Justice and Local Government Summit 2012

31 October 12
Regional relevance: Southern Africa (SADC)
This report covers the third regional Gender Justice and Local Government Summit and Awards that brought together 282 participants from 10 Southern African countries at the Kopanong Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa from 23 - 25 April 2012. [read more]

Zimbabwe GJLG summit report 2012

28 June 12
Regional relevance: Zimbabwe
This report covers the first Zimbabwe Gender Justice and Local Government Summit and awards that brought together over 80 people at Kadoma Hotel and Conferencing Centre from 28-30 March 2012 [read more]

Zambia GJLG Summit report 2012

28 June 12
Regional relevance: Zambia
The First ever Zambia Gender Justice and Local Government Summit and Awards was held in Lusaka from the 7 - 8 March 2012 with awards given to 5 women and 5 men whose work on the ground won the highest accolades from judges and participants [read more]

Namibia GJLG Summit report 2012

28 June 12
Regional relevance: Namibia
This report covers the first ever Namibia Gender Justice and Local Government summit and awards that brought together 67 participants at Polytechnic of Namibia Media Technology Department of Media Studies from the 11 - 12 April 2012. [read more]

Mauritius GJLG summit report 2012

28 June 12
Regional relevance: Mauritius
This report covers the first Mauritian Gender Justice and Local Government Summit and awards that brought together over 150 guests and participants at Gold Crest Hotel in Quatre Bornes on 6, 7 and 21st March 2012. [read more]
 
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26 April 12
Regional relevance: Mozambique, Southern Africa (SADC)
Participants to the third annual Gender Justice and Local Government summit signed a petition calling on governments in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to add an addendum on climate change and sustainable development to the SADC Protocol on Gender. Noting the impact of climate change on the lived... [read more]
 

Gender and Media Diversity Journal Launched

26 April 12
Regional relevance: Namibia, Southern Africa (SADC), Zambia
The recently launched Gender and Media Diversity (GMDC) Journal on Gender, Popular Culture and Media will contribute immensely to the growing body of knowledge around gender and diversity, participants to the launch said. Gender Links (GL) launched the journal Wednesday evening at a parallel event during the just... [read more]
 

Summit is a training ground for gender mainstreaming and ending GBV

26 April 12
Regional relevance: Madagascar, Mozambique, Southern Africa (SADC), Zambia
Participants at the just ended Gender Justice and Local Government summit have described this year's summit as a good training and learning ground for local authorities. Some 280 representatives from local government authorities, municipalities, non-governmental organisations, journalists and other professionals... [read more]
 

Call for Mauritian women to participate in politics

26 April 12
Regional relevance: Mauritius
Mauritians at the just ended Third Gender Justice and Local Government Summit have called for the inclusion of women in political decision-making saying women have a lot to offer the electorate. Currently, women constitute 6.4% of those in local government in the country. "Women have so much potential and bring... [read more]
 

Gender mainstreaming or malestreaming?

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Regional relevance: Southern Africa (SADC)
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