Free State hosts Youth Imbizo in Trompsburg, 22 Mar

17 Mar 2023

The Free State Provincial Government, will host a Provincial Youth Imbizo in Trompsburg, Xhariep District. The focus is mainly on teenage pregnancy and substance abuse.

Statistics show that Xhariep District has a high number of teenage pregnancies and substance abuse and STIs/ HIV prevalence.

The Imbizo seeks to produce the following outcomes;

  • Educate girls, young women and men on sexual reproductive health.
  • Gender dynamics and their critical role in harnessing the benefits of the first and second demographic dividends.
  • Raise awareness around sexual transmittal diseases and infant mortality.
  • Raise awareness around gender-based violence and rape, on how to prevent, report and protect the rights of girls and young women.
  • Empower girls and young women, by exposing them to opportunities for economic empowerment.
  • Assist youth who are affected by substance abuse with clear immediate interventions.

Details of the event are as follows:
Date: 22 March 2023
Venue: Trompsburg Town Hall, Trompsburg, Xhariep, Free State
Time: 8h00-15h00

Media enquiries:
Sello Dithebe
Cell: 060 843 4042