Play Your Part To Prevent COVID-19 Through Physical Distance

This video was developed for Eswati audiences in Siswati with English subtitles. Drawing on beneficiary feedback regarding challenges to physical distancing, the different speakers outline reasons why physical distancing is important, and how to apply it to situations faced in everyday life.

Source: Play Your Part To Prevent COVID-19 Through Physical Distance

    Prevent Domestic Violence: Tips for Men

    The short animated gif/video in English and Siswati was developed for men to prevent domestic violence. It outlines six key steps men can take to help them from acting violently, and includes contact details of locally available services for help.  The video was designed to be distributed through social media platforms.

    Source: Prevent Domestic Violence: Tips for Men

      You Are Not Alone: Help Is Available If You Experience Violence or Abuse

      The poster “You Are Not Alone: Help Is Available If You Experience Violence or Abuse”, available in English and Siswati, targets women and families to have a safety plan and access local violence/abuse support services. The material was developed as a response to a noted increase in domestic violence due to COVID-19 lockdown period.

      Source: You Are Not Alone: Help Is Available If You Experience Violence or Abuse

        Make a Safety Plan for Yourself and Your Children

        This poster, available in English and Siswati, targets women and children in Eswatini who may be experiencing violence at home. The key message highlights the importance of having a safety plan if women and children need to leave in a hurry because of abuse or violence.

        Steps include identifying a trusted person and place to go, having a plan on how to get there and bringing key personal documents needed. It also provides contact details of local support services available in country.

        Source: Make a Safety Plan for Yourself and Your Children

          If You Are Experiencing Any Form of Violence or Abuse

          This poster targets women and children who may be experience abuse or violence in the home.

          The key messages, in English and Siswati, encourage women to reach out to supportive family, friends, or neighbours for support, provide local emergency contact numbers to call, and to seek out locally available support services.

          Source: If You Are Experiencing Any Form of Violence or Abuse

            Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO, Speaking about Fighting the Pandemic

            The short video clip was developed by WHO globally and highlights key messages to prevent the spread of COVID-19. A Siswati voice over was provided to facilitate wider circulation through social media platforms in Eswatini.

            Source: Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO, Speaking about Fighting the Pandemic

              Men: We Care About You, Help Is Available

              This short video is targeted to men to prevent violence and abuse and encourage them to seek help.

              Spoken through the compassionate words of a Swaziland Action Against Abuse (SWAGAA) male counselor, men are encouraged to take proactive action to prevent violence by expressing their emotions and reaching out for professional support services available in country.

              Source: Men: We Care About You, Help Is Available

                Spouses Staying at Home

                This video was shared on Facebook and explains that by staying at home and not going out unnecessarily, the spouses are saving themselves and their community.

                Source: Spouses Staying at Home

                  Supergirl Staying at Home

                  This video was shared on Facebook and shows a little girl who considers herself a superhero because she is staying at home and keeping herself, her family, and her country safe from COVID-19.

                  Source: Supergirl Staying at Home

                    Eswatini COVID-19 Mythbusters

                    The ten mythbusters, available in English and Siswati, were developed based on feedback received from chiefdom leadership who  identified prevailing myths and misconceptions related to COVID-19 prevention, treatment or stigma related to recovery.

                    Key mythbusters tackle use of alcohol, garlic, hot baths, home remedies, sex, bleach and sanitizer, and hydroxychoroquine, with key facts.  They also address misconceptions that only urban populations or older people are affected and reassure people about recovery.

                    Source: Eswatini COVID-19 Mythbusters