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"I am a Victim of…

26.10.2022 Nthatuoa Koeshe: Lesotho Times

FIRST Lady Masekoalane Majoro has revealed that she is a victim of gender-based violence (GBV). Ms. Majoro said as a woman in a patriarchal society, she had been subjected to various forms of abuse and at one time a male manager demanded sexual…

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Lesotho Women Strike Gold in Farming

26.10.2022 Pascalinah Kabi & Lesotho Times

Lesotho: Despite Patriarchal Norms, Basotho Women Strike Gold in Farming … WOMEN in Lesotho have always played a major role in food production albeit at a subsistence level. In this patriarchal and gendered society, it is inculcated into every…

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Lesotho Patriarchy Fuelling GBV

26.10.2022 Limpho Sello

Patriarchal norms promoting masculinity and female submissiveness are fuelling Gender Based Violence (GBV) and violence against women and girls (VAWG) in Lesotho and other African countries. This is according to MenEngage Lesotho Country…

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Cameroon: CAPEC empowers women and girls…

26.10.2022 Kang Kelvin/CAPEC.

Sensitizing women on SGBV laws and channels to report cases. Courtesy of Kang Kelvin/CAPEC. "Homes are among the unsafe places for women and girls as this is where they are sexually, physically and emotionally abused." – Ajomuzu Collette Bekaku.

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Rwanda: Prioritizing grassroots…

26.10.2022 The UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women

‘The risk of violence has also increased especially for those women and girls with disabilities.’ - Gaudence Mushimiyimana. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, women and girls with disabilities have faced even greater risks of discrimination and…

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Chad: Resourcing local organizations to…

26.10.2022 All Africa News

In front of PILC's Listening Center in Kelo (June 2020). Credit: Olivier Djentordia / PILC. One of 35 organizations awarded grants by the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund) under the Spotlight Initiative in 2019, the Public…

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