Maseru - Post Report Question and Answers

Are there problems with ethnic, race/racial minorities or religious prejudices? Gender equality?

Yes. Gender equality is always an issue but no big racial/tribal divides that I've seen in other places. - Aug 2020


Yes. - May 2016


Asians aren't liked too well by the Basotho, even though there is a sizable Chinese population in Maseru. It is a Christian country, but I'm not sure about religious prejudices. I think other African people (not Basotho) and African-Americans also faced discrimination. As a married woman and mother, I didn't have too many problems, probably because I 'fit the mold.' I think some single women are harassed. It's a man's world. - Aug 2015


No. All major religions except Judaism have worship space in Lesotho and there are no overt prejudices that I can see. - Jun 2010


No racial, religious of gender issues that I am aware of. - Mar 2009


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