The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign which takes place each year and runs from 25 November (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to 10 December (Human Rights Day), also encompassing other important key dates. Widely known as the ‘16 Days Campaign’, it is used as an organizing strategy by individuals and organizations around the world to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls.
The common problem we have been getting from widows is land wrangling. When a husband dies, you find that the brothers or the clan try to take away the land and other property.
He never told me that he was HIV positive. He would keep his medicine at school and bring only one tablet home. He would lie that he was taking the medicine was for goiter,
“I would ask them why they never read that will when my husband was still alive. If my late husband had not been given anything, how come his father who died before him, left us on the same land where my late husband later died and we buried him,”