Lineo Tsikoane

2015 Fellowship Alumna, Lesotho

Navigating Lesotho’s legal system to address gender-based violence

If you feel like someone is dragging your case and you are struggling to get an audience, we are there. We will support you and we will fight with you.”

Lineo Tsikoane, 2015 Fellowship Alumna, Lesotho

After giving birth, 2015 Fellowship Alumna Lineo Tsikoane intensified her gender equality advocacy to create a better life for her daughter growing up in Lesotho.

Lineo champions for women’s social, economic and legal empowerment at her firm, Nairasha Legal Support. She offers legal support for women in small and medium enterprises and women who are survivors of sexual and gender-based violence and helps clients navigate a legal system that is not favorable towards women.

Learn more about her work advocating for women in this feature story from UNAIDS.