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Gender Links (GL) is an award-winning gender equality and women’s rights research, training and advocacy organisation working across the fifteen countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Founded in 2001, GL is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa with offices in Mauritius, Madagascar, Mozambique, Lesotho, Namibia, Eswatini, Zambia and Zimbabwe. In the other five SADC countries, GL works through strategic partners to drive the gender agenda, end violence and empower women and girls in promoting human rights for all. The Mauritius Office was registered in 2008 and has grown organically since inception. Gender Links conducts research that informs advocacy and campaigning.
Areas of Intervention
At SHHH, we welcome young women from the age of 18, who have suffered from traumatic past experiences and are intent on changing and developing their agency.
As an ongoing service-based, non-for-profit organization we provide our services to the homeless, the abused young girls, the numerous women victims of domestic violence, the teenage mothers and their children.
Beneficiaries: Since its inception in September 2017, Gender Links Safe Haven Halfway Home (SHHH) has been a refuge for 69 residents
The Gender Links Mauritius office was established in September 2008. In the past several years Gender Links (GL) has invested a great amount of effort, care, love and dedication to help women and their families come out of their infernal cycle of violence, poverty, lack of self-esteem, and depression.