Swaziland

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Country summary:

Board Members
When registered 2012
Alliance Focal Network Coordinating Assembly of Non-Governmental Organisations (CANGO)
Government COEs 10
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Media COEs 6
Key partners Local Government Association of Swaziland (SWALGA); Deputy Prime Minister Gender and Family Issues Affairs Unit (GFIU); Ministry of Tinkhundla Development and Administration; Ministry of Housing Urban and Development; Alliance of Mayors and Municipal Leaders on HIV/ AIDS in Africa (AMICAALL); Swaziland Sexual Reproductive and Human Rights; National Assembly of Non-Governmental Organizations (CANGO).

Read more in the Swaziland country report.

Swaziland Strategy 2016 – 2020


Swaziland: Only 14% Women in elections race

Swaziland: Only 14% Women in elections race

By Ncane Maziya Mbabane, 17 September: Out of the 670 candidates that will contest for the secondary elections in both MP and Indvuna Yenkhundla, only 98 (14%) women candidates remain to contest against their male counterparts. Again the “Vote for a Woman” campaign has not made the desired results as more men than women won […]

September 20, 2018 Themes: Politics Programs: News | Women in Politics

Swaziland: Busisiwe Phiri

Busisiwe Phiri is a married woman aged 43. She is a care giver at Ngwenya village. Her story goes as follows. I was born in Ngwenya village under Hhohho region. My home is very close to the border between Swaziland and South Africa. It is the main border post in Swaziland to South Africa. My […]

September 19, 2018 Themes: Child Abuse | GBV | Gender based violence | Gender equality | Human Rights Programs: Protocol @ work

Swaziland: Councillor Makhosazane Shongwe

WOMEN IN POLITICS: MAKING A DIFFERENCE   “She doesn’t let past failures interfere with the future”  Shongwe’s  first encounter with GL was in 2010 where they came in Ngwenya town board to teach them about gender issues and what they really know about gender and the introduction of the 16 days of activism campaign in a […]

September 17, 2018 Themes: SADC Protocol on Gender and Development Programs: Gender & Governance

Swaziland: The Swazi Programme promotes Self reliance for women and youth

The Micro projects Programme promotes Self-reliance for women and youth, which it is a training and encouraging women in rural communities to establish savings and credit groups for business formations for groups and individuals for economic empowerment. This good practice has benefited about 2,900 women with 120 active groups and their economic status has been […]

September 6, 2018 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Protocol @ work

Swaziland: The Ngwenya Town Board take a stand for Children Sexual reproductive health and rights

The project provides, respect and promotes children sexual and reproductive rights. It address gender based violence including sexual violence to try and ensure full access to comprehensive sexual education for young children. Ensure full access to age appropriate information on HIV and sexual and reproductive health and right, including on sexuality and gender identity. Provide […]

September 6, 2018 Themes: Health | HIV/AIDS | Young Women Programs: Protocol @ work

Swaziland-Pigg’s Peak Town Council

Pigg’s Peak is a developing town, located in the north West of Swaziland, approximately 70 kilometers north-east of the capital city of Mbabane. The town is also located 40km from Matsamo boarder (the gateway to Mpumalanga province in South Africa) with aerial extent of 856.6 hectares, 287 of which is afforested by Peak Timbers.  The […]

September 6, 2018 Themes: Governance | Mining Programs: Gender and governance | Protocol @ work

Swaziland: Mankayane Town Board

Mankayane is a town located in the Manzini region. It is a small developing forest town with road network to manzini, Mbabane and Piet Reteif. This small-town service the chiefdom of Velezizweni. Nearby are the extensive man-made forests which cover much of the highveld areas of Swaziland. The area around Mankayane is also covered in small homesteads […]

September 6, 2018 Themes: Governance Programs: Gender and governance | Protocol @ work

Swaziland- Lavumisa Town Board

On the southeast edge of the Kingdom of Swaziland on the border with KwaZulu Natal lies the town of Lavumisa. The town is located in the Shiselweni district of southern Swaziland. It is a border crossing point to the neighbouring town of Golela in South Africa. Synonymous with border towns, it experiences a hive of […]

September 6, 2018 Themes: Governance | Health | HIV/AIDS Programs: Gender and governance | Protocol @ work

Swaziland-eZulwini Town Board (Hhohho region)

Ezulwini (heaven) is one of the best kept valleys within the jurisdiction of Ezulwini municipality in the Hhohho region of the Kingdom of eSwatini. Ezulwini was declared a town in 1995 as the increased number of residents and businesses located within the town. Ezulwini has an estimated 540 homesteads housing approximately 1500 people. Ezulwini thrives […]

September 6, 2018 Themes: Health | HIV/AIDS Programs: Gender and governance | Protocol @ work

Swaziland: Climate Smart Agriculture, under SWADE promotes permaculture as a way of generating income

Climate Smart Agriculture, under SWADE promotes permaculture as a way of generating income and mitigating the effects of climate change on the agricultural sector in the Lowveld of Swaziland. Climate Smart Agriculture works with farmers in the lowveld of Swaziland to show them alternative ways for farming. They encourage farmers to move from sustenance farming […]

September 6, 2018 Themes: Agriculture | Climate change Programs: Protocol @ work
Swaziland

Office

Country ManagerNcane Maziya
Phone 00 268 762 40486
Emailswdlocalgvt@genderlinks.org.za
Address1st Floor Dlanubeka Building, Office# 106F. Mbabane, Swaziland