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Arts Against Abuse

In commemoration of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence, Members of the public got a chance to see The-Four-Musk-Art-eers in action at the Theatre Club on December 9, where they joined the U.S. Embassy and Kwaka Indvodza, the male mentoring project, in a commemoration of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence. The four ...
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“Emalungelo abomake ngemalungelo ebantfu bonkhe”

On December 9, more than 300 women from across Swaziland gathered at Bethesda Church in Nhlangano to discuss issues affecting the lives of Swazi women. Among other things, women discussed policies that should be implemented to eliminate gender based violence and human trafficking and to increase women’s representation in the 2018 national parliamentary elections. In ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: National Women’s Dialogue – Women and Law Southern Africa

Bethesda Church Hall – Nhlangano Friday December 9, 2016 – 10h00 Shiselweni Regional Administrator; EU Representative; Representative of Lutsango Lwaka Ngwane (Swaziland Women Traditional Regiment group); Head of Human Trafficking Secretariat; Chairperson of the Gender Consortium; Gender Officer from the Swaziland National Association of Teachers; Representatives of Non-Governmental Organizations, Good morning. I am honored to ...
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World AIDS Day Commemoration

On December 1, Ambassador Peterson joined in Swaziland’s national World AIDS Day Commemoration held in Mankayane. She acknowledged successes made thus far but urged everyone to play their part in working toward an AIDS Free Generation in Swaziland. Ambassador Peterson also shared the United States’ commitment to supporting the national response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, ...
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