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24 October 2020
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Dignity packs bring confidence to girls as they prepare for final exams

The year 2020 will go down as one of the worst years as far as learning is concerned. Due the COVID-19 pandemic, many children were deprived their right to education as learning institutions were... Read more

12 October 2020
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Understanding the needs of the girl child, is key to problem solving - DPM

“It’s a special day. Every young girl should take pride in being celebrated. On this day we should celebrate their achievements and also find ways to help them overcome each and every challenge they... Read more

7 October 2020
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Youth Bill: A Step In Right Direction For Strengthening Coordination of Youth Economic Activities

When asked what participating in the Youth Bill Consultations meant to her, 30 year old Nelisiwe Shiba from Mnyokane in the northern part of the Hhohho region, had this to say. “This is a great... Read more

4 September 2020
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Prime Minister Engages Eswatini Youth in an Economic Recovery Symposium

When given the chance to meet His Excellency the Prime Minister of Eswatini, 22 year old Nonhlanhla Maziya from Siteki in the Lubombo region, saw it as an opportunity for raising concerns of young... Read more

2 September 2020
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ESWATINI LAUNCHES NATIONAL YOUTH POLICY 2020

“Through selling clothes, I’m able to pay for my son’s school needs. I am also able to support my mother in buying food for the family. This pandemic has changed everything. I can no longer travel... Read more

12 August 2020
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HAVE FAITH: Sizolwethu Maphanga gestures while making remarks as a Youth Representative during the International Youth Day.

Give us a listening ear, resources and some faith – Eswatini youth

In describing what it could take to meaningfully engage youth in the development initiatives in Eswatini, 19 year old Sizolwethu Maphanga mentioned these 3 things she considers as pillars. “We simply... Read more

3 August 2020
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Mobile clinic ensures routine health service availability for textile sector women amidst COVID-19

When UNFPA brought a mobile clinic at Far East Textiles in Matsapha, 42 year old Tsakasile Bhembe said she could not miss the opportunity to get free health services. “This is a rare occurrence,” she... Read more

20 July 2020
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LEAVING NO ONE BEHIND: TAKING LIFE SKILLS EDUCATION TO ADOLESCENTS IN CLOSED SETTINGS

“It’s a very helpful programme. As we know, some parents do not teach their children on topics like coping with emotions or communicating effectively with others,” said 25 year old Beauty Khumalo on... Read more

13 July 2020
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Putting the brakes on COVID-19: safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls now

Officially, the COVID-19 pandemic has sickened 11 million people and left more than half a million dead. But the full toll of this catastrophe has been incalculably greater. Health systems have been... Read more

2 July 2020
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Youth Policy To Enable Eswatini Youth Reach Their Potential

When asked how the COVID-19 has aggravated the challenges young people in Eswatini face, Senzo Mdluli, a 30 year old self-taught visual artist, had this to say, “After completing High School, I could... Read more

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