Preliminary statement for the Secondary Elections the Eswatini Elections Support Network (EESN)

Background Information: The Eswatini Elections Support Network which operates under the auspices of the Coordinating Assembly of NGOs (CANGO) which  is a fully operational Network comprising of 10 Non-Governmental Organisations which focus primarily on elections undertook an observer mission for the national primary elections of the Kingdom of Eswatini. The network deployed 120 observers across [...]


Report on Determining Better Investments for Children in Eswatini: Health, Education, Social Protection & Acess to Justice.

The Coordinating Assembly of NGOs commissioned a desktop research to determine better investments for children in Swaziland. The research aimed to bring to the fore the size and extent of government expenditure on children and the existence policies supporting such expenditures. Since the research was mainly a desk review, several government budget and expenditure documents [...]

Report on the Availability of Disaggregated Data for Widows, Women with Disabilties and the Elderly in the Kingdom of Eswatini

  In searching for available data on women with disabilities, widows and elderly women in Swaziland is a very difficult task. This study attempts to document data for women with disabilities and the elderly women, and widows. Some data was identified from certain qualitative reports on disability in general, the elderly people and widows. Countries [...]

Challenges faced by Trial awaiting detainees in the Kingdom of Eswatini

The report presents findings of an investigation conducted by the Commission on Human Rights and Public Administration in seven Correctional Centres in the country. The report also proposes interventions/recommendations for addressing some of the issues identified. This report is complimentary to the complaints that have been lodged on behalf of the inmates who have spent [...]

No Concise Data on the Prevalence of Injected Drug Use (IDU) in Eswatini according to a study commissioned by SACRO.

In a study commissioned by the Swaziland Association for Crime Prevention and Rehabilitation of Offenders (SACRO), Drugs are believed to be widely abused in Eswatini. However, there has never been a systematic assessment of the nature, extent and patterns of drug abuse in the country. There is therefore, need to give priority to conducting a rapid [...]