Nothando Mamba has been elected Chairperson of the National Youth Forum for Eswatini Scout Association. Nothando has been actively involved in the Dialogue for Peace Programme through which the Association was capacitating young women to actively participate in the Scouting Programmes as means to bridge the gender gaps in the society.

The Dialogue for Peace Programme has opened up opportunities for young girls in the Scout Movement to engage other young people in the communities on issues of Gender Based Violence during the Covid-19 pandemic. As result of this initiative, the elections of the National Youth Committee yielded positive results through which young girls take up the challenge and overwhelmingly win aver 90% of the seats in the Committee.

By Lungelo

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