Gender Justice and Equality

To monitor accountability and support the implementation of existing gender equality and justice laws, policies and plans of action and enactment of new ones by the state.
Key Interventions

·         Action-research and publication on topical gender equality and justice issues and particularly those relating to family laws.

·         Research and publication on good practices on economic empowerment contribution to gender justice and equality.

·         Gender auditing with a view of influencing the enactment or reform of laws, policies and action plans of, in particular corporate bodies like mining houses, financial institutions and government bodies.

·         Court and judgement monitoring on gender equality and justice cases.

·         Reporting cases and issues to the Chapter 12 commissions.

·         Campaigns, position papers, petitions, policy briefs

·         Research and production of shadow reports to CEDAW, AU and SADC protocols on gender.

·         Linkages with regional and international bodies on gender justice and equality matters.

Expected Outcomes

·         Evidence based Information for influencing law reform.

·         Adoption of good economic empowerment practices in gender justice programmes by WLSA and other players.

·         Strengthened institutions that are gender responsive in their internal and external governance systems and programmes.

·         A transparent and accountable justice delivery system.

·         Gender sensitive laws, policies and plans of action which conform to regional and global standards

·         Adoption of good practices on gender justice and equality programme.