Media Alert / Training

‘Stop telling us we don’t have equal opportunities’ – Swazi girls want leadership

MISA Swaziland | Training February 20 2013 Girls in Swaziland are yearning for women in positions of power to share knowledge and offer assistance, according to a Swazi Observer article that stemmed from a MISA and COSPE training session on women’s rights. The training was held in Swaziland’s commercial capital Manzini on February 12 2014. In … Continue reading

MISA-Swaziland runs training session, generates debate on women’s rights
Media Alert / Training

MISA-Swaziland runs training session, generates debate on women’s rights

MISA Swaziland | Training February 6 2013 Swaziland’s Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA-Swaziland), in partnership with human rights NGO COSPE, is running three training sessions for journalists in February on women’s rights. The first session was held yesterday in Mbabane, the capital. Six journalists attended the practical training session, where they are encouraged to … Continue reading

Half a loaf is not better than none: marriage rights in Swaziland
Constitutionally Speaking / Media Alert

Half a loaf is not better than none: marriage rights in Swaziland

If Swazi women are to realize their rights as enshrined in the Constitution, there needs to be a holistic review of the marriage laws in the country. A good way to start would be amending all marriage laws by passing legislation that will bring about equality of spouses in marriage. Phakama Shili, advocacy officer at Swaziland’s Media … Continue reading

MISA trains journalists in Mambane and Mafutseni
Media Alert / Training

MISA trains journalists in Mambane and Mafutseni

As part of an election coverage training program, the Media Institute of Southern Africa in Swaziland (MISA-Swaziland), in partnership with human rights organisation COSPE, took five journalists into the field to ask women about the upcoming national vote, as well as many other topics… On Tuesday 21 May, MISA-Swaziland and COSPE staff, aided by Maureen … Continue reading