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As fotos no cabeçalho
são da autoria do CDFF

CDFF - site fora do ar 30 Nov 2013

 

Novo livro sobre ritos de iniciação

Capa do livro

Clique aqui para descarregar

 

Eventos

Marcha pela igualdade

Marcha Mundial Maputo Maio 2014

 

Contra violação dos direitos humanos no Código Penal

Cartazes da Marcha

 

Concurso de fotografia

Vendedores da 2ª edição

Vencedores do Concurso de fotografia

 

Marcha pelo fim da violência contra a mulher e a rapariga

Marcha pelo fim da violência contra a mulher e a rapariga

 

Marcha pela paz

Marcha pela Paz e contra a Insegurança

 

Desfile do 1º de Maio

Clique aqui para ver fotos do desfile em Maputo

 

Logo da DSR
Prémio da Rede de Defesa dos Direitos Sexuais e Reprodutivos 2012

Anúncio dos vencedores

 

Conferência Nacional sobre Violência de Género

28 e 29 de Novembro 2012

Cartaz da Conferência Nacional sobre a Violência de Género

Apresentações e debates

 

Marcha de Solidariedade

Marcha de Solidariedade dos Povos da SADC

Fotos da Marcha de Solidariedade dos Povos da SADC (2012)

 

Multimedia

As mulheres e a Internet

A importância de as mulheres terem acesso à Internet:
Women and the Web

 

Não é fácil ser mulher ...

Não é fácil ser mulher em Moçambique

... em Moçambique

 

Aborto. Pense nisso...

Aborto?

(Material usado em acções
de formação da WLSA)

 

Perigo de morte!

Perigo de Morte: Aborto ilegal em Moçambqiue

O aborto ilegal em Moçambique

 

Quem vai querer dar a luz aqui?

Quem vai querer dar a luz aqui?

O estado em que se encontram alguns dos postos de saúde em Cabo Delgado

 

"Alzira"

Alzira

Filme produzido pela WLSA Moçambique sobre sobre uma jovem que, até há pouco tempo, vivia com fístula obstétrica.

 

"Omitidas"

Brochura elaborada pela WLSA Moçambique sobre o problema da fístula obstétrica - um drama que atinge cerca de 100.000 mulheres em Moçambique.

Capa da brochura 'Omitidas'

Clique aqui para ler ou descarregar a brochura (nova edição; em PDF)

Leia mais sobre fístula obstétrica

 

Contra a violência de género

Veja as fotos da manifestação na inauguração dos X Jogos Africanos

A sociedade civil manifestou-se na
inauguração dos X Jogos Africanos

 

Vovós acusadas de feiticeiras:

Vovós acusadas de ser feiticeiras

 

Conheça o Protocolo da SADC sobre Género e Desenvolvimento, 2008

WLSA - Women and Law in Southern Africa - Mozambique

Stigma is still huge How Mozambique is Coping with AIDS

Article and video by Mercedes Sayagues (IPS)

5th July: Peace March

UN Population Award Celebrates Champion of Rural Women’s Health in Mozambique

Recognition for Aldo Marchesini - by Mercedes Sayagues for IPS (23 June)

Maternal mortality in Mozambique: 'Who wants to give birth here?'

Mozambique is one of the most dangerous places in the world to have a child. Mercedes Sayagues visits rural clinics to find out why. (Daily Maverick, 19 June)

Amnesty InternationalAmnesty International on the revision of the Penal Code:

Partial Victory on Mozambique Rape Laws, But the Fight Isn’t Over

Mozambican Parliament and the Penal Code: Saga continues

by Mercedes Sayagues. Daily Maverick (5 May 2014)

Punishment for sexually raped children and womenThe strange case of the Mozambican Parliament

When women vote against women's rights. Daily Maverick (24 March 2014)

Discriminatory Penal Code Articles Under Fire

(AIM 18 March)

Press Release

14 March 2014 - Civil society organisations issue a press release denouncing violations of human rights of women and children in the Penal Code Review Bill, now under discussion in the National Assembly. Click here to read the press release.

More about the Penal Code now under discussion in Parliament:

Punishment for sexually raped children and women


Aldo Marchesini International recognition for Aldo Marchesini

2014 United Nations Population Award for the Italian priest who is fighting to improve women's health

Obstetric fistula: a prison where no woman should live


More articles:

Child Rape: Perceptions of Child Rape and Denunciation Contexts

Sexual Violence and Child Rape, a Discussion of Concepts

Part 1 and 2 of a series of articles on the results of a research project on child rape in Maputo


Briefing for journalists:

Sexual violence happens daily for Mozambican women and girls

 

Woman and the Web

Infographic on the importance of access to the Web for women


28-29 November 2012:National Conference on Gender Violence

National Conference on Gender Violence

WLSA Mozambique, together with several other organizations, organized a National Conference on Gender Violence which took place in Maputo, on November 28 and 29, 2012


Press Review:

Child marriages same as apartheid - Tutu


No safe choice

Slideshow shows the consequences of illegal abortion in Mozambique

No safe choice: slideshow about illegal abortion in Mozambique

September 28 - Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion

Solidarity March of the People of SADC

Pictures of the Solidarity March of the People of the SADC


Unsafe Abortion Makes News

as Mozambique Prepares for a Change in Law

Article by Mercedes Sayagues for the International Centre For Journalists about unsafe abortion in Mozambique, at a time when Parliament prepares to discuss a new law that will decriminalize abortion


Who wants to give birth here?

Dreadful clinics underpin maternal mortality in Mozambique


Pemba rape case on VoA News:

Mozambique Rape Case Pits Tradition Against Law


The Talibans of Mozambique...

The rape of a woman by 17 men is justified in the name of respect for the tradition...

A group of organizations sent a letter to the daily Notícias with regard to a news item about a case of violation of women's human rights, condemning the leniency of the columnist. The letter was sent on January 20 and was published on January 28.

On February 9 an article appeared in the South African press:

Gang rape exposes gruesome attacks on Mozambican women


Information in English

WLSA (Women and Law in Southern Africa Research and Education Trust) is a regional non-governmental organisation (NGO) that conducts research about women’s human rights in seven countries of Southern Africa: Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Information in English about the organisation can be found on the website of WLSA’s regional head office, situated in Lusaka, Zambia.

Portuguese is Mozambique´s official language and it is the language used in our publications and on most of this website. However, much of our material is also available in English – and we will be adding more on a regular basis.

About WLSA Mozambique

Books published by WLSA Mozambique

Books available in PDF

WLSA Mozambique decided to make all its publications available to the public by putting them on-line as PDF files.

The first two titles in English are out. More will follow.

Rebuilding lives

Strategies of women who survived domestic violence

Organizers: Maria José Arthur, Margarita Mejia

Translation published in 2007

 

Subverting political power?

Gender analysis of the 2004 legislative elections in Mozambique

Author: Conceição Osório

Translation published in 2007

 

Articles published by WLSA Mozambique

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Recently added articles:

See the complete list of articles

Other documents available:

  • Shadow Report on the "Stage of implementation of the CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women) in Mozambique".
  • Mozambique NGO Statement, presented at the 38th CEDAW Session, highlighting the main issues mentioned in the shadow report.
  • Concluding comments by the CEDAW Committee, identifying areas of concern and suggesting recommendations to the Government of Mozambique.
All documents in PDF format: click to read online; right-click to download
Mulher e Lei na África Austral - Moçambique