From Witches to Heroes

Mar 24, 2017

“One of the ugliest forms of discrimination that older people are suffering relates to witchcraft accusations and their consequent exposure to degrading and inhumane treatment, in most cases, without being given the opportunity for a fair hearing,” read part of the report.

As part of efforts to nip this discrimination and empower seniors, non-governmental organisation, Help Lesotho, initiated a two-year programme targeting older people in Leribe, Butha-Buthe and Thaba-Tseka.”

Read more about supporting grandmothers here.