Gender Violence

Lesotho:Nthatisi Motsamai

Nthatisi Motsamai is a young entrepreneur who is owning hair and beauty salon and at the same time she is selling Inuka products. She wanted to be involved in the sports field as part of work at the beginning but she was not motivated. She was also talented on hairdressing as she started trying her […]

November 27, 2020 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Entrepreneurship | Gender Violence

Lesotho:Khubetsoana Men’s Club

Khubetsoana men’s club initiators to end gender based violence in the community. Khubetsoana Men’s Club (KMC) is designed to strongly advocate, restore, empower develop and mobilize men to be dignified men, husbands, fathers and mentors in their families and the community. The aim is to become the initiators to end gender based violence in the […]

November 24, 2020 Themes: GBV Programs: Gender Violence

Tanzania: Women fail to work due to fear of rape

Tanzania: Women fail to work due to fear of rape

By: Joel Headman These women have been making a living by selling small vegetable businesses they go very early in the morningand return home very  where the rapists get a chance to attack them. For the period January to June 2019 at least 3 women have been raped and murdered in Muriet County in Arusha […]

December 20, 2019 Themes: Employment | GBV Programs: 16 Days of Activism Campaigns | Gender Violence

Mozambique: Uma prática que fragiliza a saúde da mulher

Mozambique: Uma prática que fragiliza a saúde da mulher

Rita Muianga De acordo com o estudo do IPAS Moçambique, em parceria com o Centro Internacional para a Saúde Reprodutiva (ICRH-M), realizado em 2018 e divulgado em Maio último na África Austral, uma em cada quatro mulheres grávidas faz aborto. Do total dos abortos, mais de um quarto são provavelmente inseguros. Em Moçambique, 13 por […]

Preconceitos afastam minorias sexuais da actividade desportiva

Preconceitos afastam minorias sexuais da actividade desportiva

By Alfredo Langa Moçambique apesar de ser considerado como um País com um ambiente seguro para as pessoas lésbicas, gays, bissexuais e transexuais, a comunidade LGBT ainda se queixa de ser vítima de preconceitos, situação que os coloca fora da prática das actividades desportivas, sobretudo, quando estas assumem a sua identidade sexual. Este facto leva […]

December 19, 2019 Themes: GBV Programs: 16 Days of Activism Campaigns | Gender Violence | Human Rights

After we broke-up my husband asked me to return and i refused

I started my business selling in the informal market and saw no profit from what I was doing, and today I already have a bank in the Central Market of Mandlakazi Village and through the experience I gained I bought a freezer, TV, Electrified my house. My name is Nora António Luís, I’m 56 years […]

November 26, 2019 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Gender Violence

Eswatini: Beaten but not broken, a story of survival

Eswatini: Beaten but not broken, a story of survival

By Bongiwe Zwane A slap, an apology and an overseas trip – this was the normal order of things in her marriage. This went on for over a decade until she decided she couldn’t take it anymore and slowly weaved her way out and reclaimed her life. Accounting professional and mother of two girls, Lindiwe […]

Malawi battle against GBV is on track

Malawi battle against GBV is on track

By Joseph Kayira*  Lilongwe, 26 November 2019 – Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and government say the battle against Gender Based Violence (GBV) is on track with more people joining the conversation openly discussing the evils of any form of violence both at family and national level, but concede challenges prevail. Prominent gender activist and chairperson […]

My husband passed away and I had to take care of the family

I am Olívia Salvador Nhancule, I am 56 years old, natural from Mandlakazi District, Gaza Province. I started my business in 1996 selling different fresh products such as lettuce, cabbage, tomato and corn at an informal market. I have four children all grown up, and now I live with my grandsons. My husband passed away […]

November 21, 2019 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Gender Violence

I continue to live in fear of my life and my children’s life.

My name is Nomsa  I stay Ga-Mashashane, Mohlonong. I was married in the Mabotja family from 2007. Things were fine between me and my husband until 2013. In 2013 he started drinking and abusing me physically. He would come home and beat me up after drinking. I had to run to the police station trying […]