Botswana

Virginia Ntombi Setshwaelo - Board member Gomolemo Rasesigo Gomolemo Rasesigo, Country Manager

Country summary:

Association Member Athalia Molokomme
Board Member Ntombi Setshwaelo
Staff Members Gomolemo Rasesigo and Keletso Metsing
When registered 2009
Alliance focal network Botswana Council of Non-Governmental Organisations (BOGONGO)
Government COEs 27
Visit the Botswana Centres of Excellence page
Media COEs 7
Key partners Botswana Association of Local Authorities, Gender Affairs Department, BOCONGO, UNFPA, UB Media Studies, Press Council Botswana, Friedrich Ebert Stifftung, American Embassy, SADC Gender Unit, SADCNGO and Ministry of Local Government and rural development

Read more about GL work in Botswana in the attached country report.

BOTSWANA Strategy2016to2020_grsd_050618


Segokgo wins Tlokweng by-election

Botswana is been lauded as a true ‘shining example of democracy in Africa’, but when it comes to empowering women in politics the country is like most other African states. In fact, it is even worse – with little improvement since independence in 1965. While the number of women holding key positions in the private […]

June 11, 2017 Themes: Governance Programs: Gender & Governance

Mother found guilty of child neglect_ The Voive

Mother found guilty of child neglect_ The Voive

Winning for women

Winning for women

Over the past week, after years of deliberation, Botswana took the monumental decision to sign the SADC Gender Protocol. The protocol advises on how best to achieve equal and meaningful participation of women in all areas of life. The signing represents a historic moment for Gender Links, who have been advocating for its implementation in […]

May 15, 2017 Themes: Protocol Programs: News

Save Montsho campaighn takes off_Botswana Guardian_12 May 2017

Save Montsho campaighn takes off_Botswana Guardian_12 May 2017

Botswana signs gender Protocol, Mauritius only one out

The Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance (Alliance) welcomes the signing of the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development by Botswana this week after nine of stalling and calls on Mauritius to follow suit. In a statement, Chair of the Alliance Emma Kaliya said: “this is a great moment for the region. Botswana hosts the secretariat […]

Botswana signs gender Protocol, Mauritius remains

Botswana signs gender Protocol, Mauritius remains

Johannesburg, 2 May: The Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance (Alliance) welcomes the signing of the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development by Botswana on 27 April after nine years of stalling and calls on Mauritius to follow suit. In a statement, Chair of the Alliance Emma Kaliya said: “this is a great moment for the […]

Gaealafshwe, Modongo dominate championship_The midweek sun_9 May 2017

Gaealafshwe, Modongo dominate championship_The midweek sun_9 May 2017

Rude son whipped_ The voice

Rude son whipped_ The voice

Metropolitan Chess Tourney Returns_The Voice_28 April 2017

Metropolitan Chess Tourney Returns_The Voice_28 April 2017

Sodomy among children neglected but growing_Mmegi

Sodomy among children neglected but growing_Mmegi
Botswana

Office

Country ManagerGomolemo Rasesigo
Phone00 267 318 8250
Emailbotsmanager@genderlinks.org.za
AddressPlot 1277, Clover House, Office 4, Old Lobatse Road, Gaborone