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Feminism and Culture

Jan 08th, 2014

“I am not a feminist because I cannot divorce myself from my cultural context and also because feminism is not practical in my culture, and is for the elite.” This was the response given by one young woman at the start of OSISA’s annual regional feminism training...

BUWA! - Feminism and Culture
Democracy and Public Participation in Malawi
Mar 27th, 2014

Democracy and Public Participation in Malawi

The AfriMAP report finds ample evidence to suggest that democracy in Malawi is working, albeit...

Pre-trial detention in Zimbabwe
Feb 28th, 2014

Pre-trial detention in Zimbabwe

This analysis of the criminal justice system and conditions of pre-trial detention in Zimbabwe...

Southern Africa Resource Barometer
Jan 13th, 2014

Southern Africa Resource Barometer

Globally, the scramble for access to, and development of, natural resources has intensified,...

Myths and Mining: The reality of resource governance in Africa
Jan 10th, 2014

Myths and Mining: The reality of resource governance in Africa

There are two economic realities on the African continent today.  You will find the first...

African Disability Rights Yearbook (ADRY)
Nov 11th, 2013

African Disability Rights Yearbook

The editors African Disability Rights Yearbook (ADRY) are pleased to announce the publication of inaugural issue of this peer-...
Kimberley Process conference report - Through an African Lens
Oct 30th, 2013

Through an African Lens: Reimagining responsibilities and definitions in a changing mining sector

Timed to coincide with the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme Intersessional meeting in...

Land, biodiversity and the extractive industries in southern Africa
Sep 17th, 2013

Land, biodiversity and extractive industries in southern Africa

In the natural resources sector, laws are often formulated to regulate the relationship between men and the environment. Ideally,...

Better land use, better future for all
Sep 17th, 2013

Better land use, Better future for all

This booklet describes a major initiative to partner with civil society to enhance sustainable land management in Sub-Saharan...

High Cost of Congolese Gold - Poverty, abuse and the collapse of family and comm
Aug 30th, 2013

High Cost of Congolese Gold

In its first ground breaking research report into artisanal gold mining in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the...

Zambia - Democracy and Political Participation
Aug 29th, 2013

Zambia - Democracy and Political Participation

Zambia: Democracy and Political Participation provides a comprehensive review of the state of democracy and popular participation...

Consultative Conference on Peace Agreements and Conflict Minerals in the DRC
Aug 29th, 2013

Consultative Conference on Peace Agreements and Conflict Minerals in the DRC

The Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARW) organised a major consultative conference in Kinshasa on 2-3 May, 2013 to discuss the...

Zambia - Effective Delivery of Public Education Services
Aug 28th, 2013

Zambia - Effective Delivery of Public Education Services

The introduction of free basic education (FBE) in Zambia in 2002 during the Basic Educational Sub-sector Investment Programme (...

Zambia - Justice and the Rule of Law
Aug 27th, 2013

Zambia - Justice and the Rule of Law

The Zambian legal framework consists of a multiplicity of customary laws and statutory laws administered through a single formal...

The Healthy Community Radio Station
Jul 03rd, 2013

The Healthy Community Radio Station

Community radio stations are an important part of the media landscape in many countries. They make up one part of a three-tier...

Swaziland Democracy and Political Participation
Jun 22nd, 2013

Swaziland - Democracy and Political Participation

A number of noteworthy political anniversaries occur in Swaziland’s historical calendar during 2013. This year marks 45 years of...

Swaziland Effective Delivery of Public Education Services
Jun 22nd, 2013

Swaziland - Effective Delivery of Public Education Services

Since independence in 1968, Swaziland has grappled with the same challenges in delivering effective education services, including,...

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