Ratong Women Centre gives vulnerable women hope


Women are exposed to extreme poverty and abuse, face a greater burden of unpaid work, have fewer assets and resources, and earn less than men. This in many cases leads to women being vulnerable to abuse. Ratong Women Centre is fighting the situation, writes Mmegi Correspondent NNASARETHA KGAMANYANE

Ratong Women Centre advocates for women’s empowerment and it focuses on promoting women’s sense of self-worth, their ability to determine their own choices, and their right to influence social change for themselves and others.

The centre, established in 2019 and located in Broadhurst, provides counselling and rehabilitation for women survivors of gender-based violence (GBV), former sex workers, drug addicts and those at risk of living in poverty caused by trauma.

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Something ought to be done about deadly A3 Road

The accident which happened near Marapong village comes after yet another horrific accident which claimed 16 lives in July last year near Hubona. These stats don’t include other accidents where fatalities were not as many as the two.While several factors may have contributed to the two accidents and many others, many believe the biggest with that road is the bad state that the road is in. Unconfirmed reports in the most recent accident state...

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