Muvhango will host a series of media engagements with the youth.

Muvhango will host a series of media engagements with the youth.

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In commemoration of Mother’s Day on Sunday 9 May, Muvhango will host a series of media engagements with the youth.

The engagements, which can continue throughout May, will see Muvhango cast members including Vho-Mukondeleli, played by Elsie Rasalanavho, Vho-Hangwani played by Connie Sibiya, Vho-Makhadzi played by Eunice Mabeta and Vho-Masindi played by Dr. Regina Nesengani lecture the youth on burning issues including femicide, unemployment, bullying, and suicide.

They will also read leers of comfort they’ve written to the youth around these themes.

Commenting on the campaign, Eunice said the high rate of youth unemployment in South Africa has resulted in many social ills.

“The negative consequences of unemployment for one’s well-being are well documented. Being unemployed is extremely unpleasant and may cause boredom, loneliness, uncertainty about the longer term , concerns about financial matters, emptiness, and conflict.

Also, stress, loss of income, and isolation all can exacerbate the danger of violence for ladies . i would like to deal with these issues,” said Eunice.

Dr. Nesengani, who will address gender-based violence and femicide, said GBV may be a big challenge that affects the youth of Mzansi.

“Issues like inmate femicide and GBV are getting more common within the country. This has caused such a lot pain in families. i would like children to know that femicide may be a human rights violation.”

Elsie, who will tackle bullying and suicide, said in South Africa countless children have fallen victim to bullying, harassment also as abuse in and out of doors their schools.

” i will be able to be engaging in appropriate an-bullying intervention campaigns. i would like to boost awareness concerning this social ill,” she said.

Word of Mouth Pictures CEO, Mandla KaNozulu, said these social awareness campaigns by the actors are aimed toward encouraging and teaching the youth about social values.

“We hope the campaign will provide guidance on the way to find safety and support for victims of social ills,” he said.

He said the leers are going to be published on Muvhango’s social media platforms on Sunday, 9 May, with a surprise performance by the cast members.

-daily sun