eSwatini – A Destination For Children On The Move
Protecting children's rights and preventing harm must be a priority for all nations.

eSwatini – A Destination For Children On The Move

The magnitude of child migration, especially unaccompanied and separated children, between Mozambique, eSwatini and South Africa is on the rise.Child migration can have deep impacts on the long-term health and wellbeing of children. It can often displace them from family networks and loving caregivers, disrupt their access to education and…

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Meet Our Mentors
SWAGAA's mentor, Ndumiso Rolens Masuku, speaks with students from his Boys for Change club - also known as the Lion Kings.

Meet Our Mentors

SWAGAA meets up with our mentors from the Boys for Change and Girl Empowerment club programs to speak with them about the impacts they are seeing after their first few months in the classroom.Ndumiso Rolens Masuku became one of SWAGAA's mentors for our Boys for Change program in February 2018.…

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Empowering Girls for Improved Health & Well-Being
Students from SWAGAA's Girl Empowerment Club participate in activities that challenge harmful gender norms.

Empowering Girls for Improved Health & Well-Being

SWAGAA’s latest research initiative, the Empowering Girls for Improved Health and Well-Being (EGHW) project, wants to understand the impacts of our Girl Empowerment Clubs as school-based interventions to prevent and mitigate violence against women and girls, as well as the transmission of HIV/AIDS.Targeting the most vulnerable girls, the objectives of…

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ICJ Urges Senate to Ratify SODV Bill

On March 20, 2018 the Africa Regional Director for the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), Arnold Tsunga, submitted a letter to eSwatini's Senate urging senators to immediately ratify the Sexual Offenses and Domestic Violence (SODV) Bill. This came shortly after a workshop SWAGAA hosted in conjunction with Women in Law…

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The Effects of Child Abuse with Child Case Manager, Tengetile Dlamini

Child abuse has long-lasting psychological effects. In this episode, we discussed the impact of child abuse with SWAGAA’s Child Counsellor, Tengetile Dlamini, where she emphasized how children are the future and by destroying their childhood we are effectively destroying the country’s future. “There are varying traumatic dynamics that survivors of child…

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Courageous Youth Mobilized Against GBV

From January 29 to February 2, SWAGAA, in collaboration with Together for Girls and Population Council, invited 27 youths from the Manzini and Lubombo regions to participate in the Girls & Boys Mentorship Empowerment Workshop held at Ezulwini, Lugogo Sun Hotel. This 5-day workshop introduced our future-mentors to the harmful perceptions, stereotypes and practices…

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