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Human rights organizations join Rural Women Assembly in a protest march against Gender Based Violence.

Friday, 18th March, 2022

MBABANE: Human rights organizations joined the Swaziland Rural Women Assembly(SRWA) and marched to the Deputy Prime Minister’s Office on Friday demanding that Gender Based Violence(GBV) be declared a national disaster.

Speaking to this Swaziland News during the march, Bonsile Mamba, the Chairperson of the Swaziland Rural Women Assembly said the march was part of the efforts to end Gender Based Violence(GBV).

“The march is about demanding that the Deputy Prime Minister’s office declare Gender Based Violence as a national disaster,”she said.

Other organizations that joined the march include One Billion Rising, the Swaziland United Democratic Front(SUDF), the Swaziland Action Group Against Abuse(SWAGAA), Kwakha Indvodza, Swaziland Massacre Victims and Survivors Association(SWAVISA), the Swaziland National Association of Teachers(SNAT,) the Swaziland National Union of Students(SNUS) and the Foundation for Social and Economic Justice(FSEJ).

Human rights organizations join Rural Women Assembly in a protest march against Gender Based Violence.
Rural Women marched to the DPM offices, demand that GBV be declared a national disaster.