US government invests in No-Means-No Instructors programme
Contributed by NAMPA.
WINDHOEK, 14 SEP (NAMPA) – The United States government, through its Embassy in Windhoek, recently funded the DREAMS Programme that trained 23 young Namibian women as ‘No-Means-No’ instructors to teach adolescent girls how to protect themselves from gender-based violence (GBV).
The training boosts young women’s self-esteem and includes self-defence exercises.
The Chargé d’Affaires of the US Embassy in Namibia, Jessica Long said in a media statement on Tuesday that DREAMS stands for Determined, R ...