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Namibian Lesbian Festival 2022

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The Namibian Lesbian Festival 2022 brought together 35 young lesbians from six regions of Namibia for a week of sisterhood and solidarity, which included healing sessions, discussions on feminist movement building, and creating music, dance and poetry performances on the themes of Love, Autonomy and Freedom for the public event held at Brewers Market Theatre in Windhoek on 18 November, with an enthusiastic audience of 150 people supporting the show.

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Project Launch: Reducing family violence in San communities

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On Thursday 7th April 2022, the Women’s Leadership Centre in partnership with the Embassy of Finland launched the new WLC project titled Reducing Family Violence in San Communities, which is being implemented by Community Leaders in six San communities in Namibia: Omega 1, Mu’ciku, Ndama, Tsintsabis, Drimiopsis and Skoonheid. During the week the Community Leaders received training on forms and types of family violence; the impact of family violence on people’s the lives; the causes, attitudes, behaviours and cultural norms that are driving family violence in San communities; conflict resolution skills; and strengthening cultural pride as a protective factor against violence.

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