16 Days Of Activism For No Violence Against Women And Girls – Sexual Harrassment In The Workplace

16 Days of activism is a worldwide campaign to oppose violence against women and girls. Commemorated from the November 25 to December 10, the aim of the period is to bring together individuals, movements, governments as well as civil society institutions, to raise awareness on violence and abuse of women, to call for the prevention of said violence, as well as to rid society of abuse, permanently.

Violence against women stems from the low status of women, traditionally, socially as well as in other structures and institutions. It is a symptom of the abuse of power and assumed positions of authority, in order to control women and children.

Simply defined, abuse is any form of behaviour that causes fear, bodily harm, or any person to do things against their will. Abuse can take on various forms. These include physical, emotional, psychological, emotional, or financial abuse. Rape and any other sexual assault are also forms of abuse.

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Gov’t, Balete should bury the hatchet

The acrimony that seemingly characterised the relationship between the Malete Land Board on behalf of the Botswana government and Kgosi Mosadi Seboko and the tribe, should now be water under the bridge as the tribe has finally gotten what it has been fighting for - the land.Kgosi Mosadi has articulated an instance upon which she was allegedly summoned to the State House by the Head of State, Mokgweetsi Masisi where the former claimed she was...

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