Nhlangano COE

  Fact file Country  Eswatini Province/Region  Shiselweni Baseline score  – 2018  76% Latest score – 2015   Population  9016 Number of women councillors  2 Number of men councillors  6 Joined […]

Report Card – Piggs Peak COE

COE Report card Stage Description Date Outputs I Meetings and adoption of COE concept Buy In Report II Situation analysis 8 August 2011 Situation Analysis III SADC Protocol on gender […]

July 27, 2016 Themes: Governance Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

Piggs Peak Institutional profile

Before the intervention of Gender Links, gender issues were sidelined in the council

August 22, 2013 Themes: Local Government Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

‘Demons made me rape girl (11)’ – Times of Swaziland

A 63-year-old man said he was possessed by a demon when he raped an eleven-year-old girl. Ndukuzempi Mlotsa from Mdumezulu in the Lubombo region was charged with aggravated rape in that he sexually forced himself on the minor on three separate occasions. Judge Esther Ota sentenced him to 18 years imprisonment.

October 22, 2012 Themes: Child Abuse Programs: Events vs Issues | Gender Aware | News | VRC Clippings


Nhlangano – A teenager who was wearing a miniskirt was harassed by public transport workers at the Nhlangano Old bus rank.
The public transport workers felt the skirt was very revealing, saying they felt disrespected. According to sources who were at the bus rank, the workers went wild upon seeing the teenager, estimated to be 17 years old, entering the bus rank from the direction of Richfield Restaurant.

‘Girl (11) is my girlfriend’ – Times of Swaziland

SITEKI – An 18 year old teenager who was arrested for alleged raping a 11-year old girl, said she was his girlfriend. Fani Fani Mabuza of Siphofaneni, appeared before Lubombo Principal magistrate Sibusiso Magagula charged with the rape of Nandi* in June this year. Mabuza said the minor had consented willingly to having sexual intercourse with him.

October 1, 2012 Themes: Child Abuse Programs: Headlines | News | Subtle Stereotypes | VRC Clippings

Swaziland: Making Care Work Count – A Policy Analysis

This report provides an overview of care work-related policies in Swaziland.

June 21, 2010

Swaziland MAP Policies

Swaziland MAP Policies

The MAP policy roll out process in Swaziland, like Lesotho was relatively rapid owing in part to the concentration of the targeted media houses in two key cities of Manzini and Mbabane and the relative openness of the media to drafting and adopting the HIV and AIDS policies.