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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: WLSA SODV Training for Traditional Leaders – Nhlangano

Regional Administrator; Chiefs; Tindvuna Temphakatsi Good Morning. I am excited and honored to be here today and to join you for this training on the Sexual Offenses and Domestic Violence, or SODV, Act of 2018. We at the U.S. Embassy have learned through our work on HIV and AIDS the tremendous role that chiefs can ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: Women and Law/Liphimbo Labomake Women in Leadership Training

Protocols I am honored to join you for this training of women in leadership.  We tend to think of leadership as an individual quality.  If I asked you who leads my country, I suspect you would think only of my country’s president.  But my country, like many other countries around the world, is actually led ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Peterson: International Day of Rural Women – Swaziland Rural Women’s Assembly

Manzini Regional Administrator; Cebile Dlamini, Secretary General of Swaziland Rural Women’s Assembly; Representatives of Non-Governmental Organizations and Civil Society, Good morning. I am honored to be part of this event to celebrate and raise the voices of rural women in Eswatini.  I applaud the work of Swaziland Rural Women’s Assembly  to break barriers for women, ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: International Breast & Cervical Cancer Awareness Month Launch

Minister for Health Senior Government Officials It is an honor to be with you today to mark the launch of Breast and Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.  I trust you are familiar with the U.S. Government’s work in the fight against HIV and AIDS, but you may be less aware that this work has expanded to ...
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Press Release: Eswatini makes progress in eliminating child labor

Eswatini makes progress in eliminating child labor In 2018, Eswatini made progress toward eliminating the worst forms of child labor according to a newly released report from the U.S. Department of Labor. In the 18th annual edition of the U.S. report ‘Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor’, U.S. Department of Labor investigators found ...
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