September 2, 2022

The Role of the Multiple South African Identities on Increased Violence Against Women and Girls in South Africa

By: Rorisang Moyo The Republic of South Africa is a melting pot of multiple identities of people. In a country that is defined by its propensity […]
August 31, 2022

Women’s Month – Newsletter

August 31, 2022

Traditional Leadership & Governance – Workshop

The Democracy Development Program, in partnership with the Independent Electoral Commission (uMsunduzi District),  hosted a capacity-building workshop with traditional leaders in the Impendle Local Municipality. This […]
August 25, 2022

Women, Democracy, Leadership and Political Accountability

Almost two decades into the 21st century, women are still not accorded a place of prominence in politics, particularly in Africa. However, South Africa has made […]
August 22, 2022

“Increasing women parliamentarians’ participation in portfolio committees in South Africa’s legislatures.”

By Nyasha Mcbride Mpani Introduction and Background South Africa, just like other African countries, has been struggling with the under-representation of women in the legislature. The […]
August 18, 2022

DDP 3rd Annual Women in Leadership and Development Conference

On 17 August 2022, Democracy Development Program hosted its 3rd Annual Women’s Conference. The theme for the year: Women in leadership and development: promoting women as […]
August 12, 2022

Activist Exchange

The Rivonia Circle, in partnership with  DDP and 9 other organizations hosted an Activist Exchange on 9 August 2022. This is an event for 600 activists […]
August 8, 2022

Weekly Africa Report on 3 August 2022- Podcast

August 4, 2022

Youth as a catalyst for change in society

By: Rorisang Moyo How does one measure a successful democracy? One would say by the quality of public participation in the process of how they are […]