Rising: Swaziland made history! by Colani Hhlatjwako

Published: 18 February 2014 > Swaziland

The Town of Manzini came to a standstill on the 14th of February when the women worriers crossed the town with their placards, calling for an end to violence against women. The placards where printed in different massages. Even though the rain tried to disturb we then got an indoor…

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Watch: The women of Sigcaweni Practicing their One Billion Rising for Justice Song

Published: 7 February 2014 > Swaziland

The song is a call for government to review this law. The words to the song are a plea for the killing to stop. Sigcaweni is a village situated next to the Mkhaya Game Reserve in the Lubombo Province of Swaziland. The game reserve Fence bisects the community and its…

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RISE4JUSTICE BLOG: Domestic Workers are Dancing for Justice in Swaziland by Colani Hlatjwako

Published: 8 January 2014 > Swaziland

On December 15, 2013, domestic workers at Simunye in the Lubombo region of Swaziland took to the streets to dance for justice. They were mobilized by One Billion Rising for Justice Coordinator, Colani Hlatshwako and her colleague Gugu Malindzisa. Their song whose words are: How can I be quiet when…

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