Botswana

Virginia Ntombi Setshwaelo - Board member Gomolemo Rasesigo 

Country summary:

Association Member Athalia Molokomme
Board Member Ntombi Setshwaelo and Magdeline Madibela
Staff Members Gomolemo Rasesigo and Keletso Metsing
When registered 2009
Alliance focal network Botswana Council of Non-Governmental Organisations (BOGONGO)
Government COEs 32
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 Strategy plan 2016 – 2020


Botswana: Charleshill sub District Council

Charles Hill is the second-largest settlement in Ghanzi District, Botswana. There are eight villages and two settlements lying within Charles Hill, Chobokwane, Tsootsha (also known as Kalkfontein), Karakubis, Xanagas, New Xanagas, Charleshill, Makunda, Koke (also called Kuke), Ncojane and Metsimontsu. The council has lacked exercise a number of gender-related policies to guide its work, Because […]

Botswana: South East District Council

South East District Council has its headquarters in Ramotswa, located in between Gaborone and Lobatse, Botswana. A gender and local government workshop was undertaken with the council in 2010 and a gender action plan was developed. The council has put in place a number of gender-related policies to guide its work. The district council consist […]

Botswana: Maun Administrative Authority

Botswana’s tourism capital lies on the southern fringes of the Okavango Delta, and still, despite recent modernisations, carries the feeling of a dusty, frontier town. For many tourists, Maun is the point of entry into the Delta, and often into Botswana, with direct flights from both Johannesburg and Gaborone.Maun is the administrative centre of Ngamiland […]

Botswana: Chobe District Council

Chobe District is renowned for its tourism as it is home to the famous Chobe National Park and located in the Kasane village northern part of Botswana. Life in the district ranges from a modern to traditional lifestyle in most of the villages, where arable and pastoral farming are more evident. The council has put […]

Botswana: North East District Council

The North East District Council is in the Masunga North East of Botswana. The Masunga village is the Headquarters of the North East District. The language spoken in the North East Region is Kalanga. The council has exercised a number of gender-related policies to guide its work. The district council consist of 19 male councillors […]

Botswana: Bobirwa Sub District Council

The Bobirwa Sub District in Botswana is an area populated by the Babirwa (Ba-Birwa) people who originate from the Kalanga and the Nyai (Ba-Nyai).The Bobirwa Sub District is an administrative region in eastern Botswana part of the Central District. Bobonong is the largest town and the headquarters of the Bobirwa Sub District. The council has exercised a […]

Botswana: Lobatse Town Council

Lobatse Town Council is part of southern region and is situated approximately 70km, south of Gaborone. It is defined in the east by sharing the international border with South Africa. The town is surrounded by South East District freehold farms. It has approximate size of 40 km2. Lobatse has excellent linkage by both road and rail with other […]

Botswana: Good Hope Sub District Council

The Good Hope Sub District Council is in the Southern Province of Botswana. The council has put in place a number of gender-related policies to guide its work. The district council consist of 12 male councillors and 4 female councillors. The council aims to expand its percentage of female councillors from 25%. The Mayor of […]

Botswana: Gaborone City Council

Gaborone is the  capital  city of Botswana and located in the South Eastern Region of Botswana. The city is served by the  Sir Seretse Khama International Airport. It is an administrative district in its own right, but is the capital of the surrounding South East District Council. Locals often refer to the city as Gabs. Gaborone […]

Botswana: Kesegofetse Keitumetse

EMPOWERING WOMEN, SPEAKING AGAINST GBV Ms Keitumetse works as a gender focal person in the Kasane Police Force.She is also a counselor, motivationalspeaker and mentor. Trained as a gender focal person and peer supporter, she addresses issues of gender in the work place and her community. She often teams up with the stakeholders to conduct […]

July 13, 2018 Themes: Drivers of Change | Education | GBV Programs: Protocol @ work
Botswana

Office

Country ManagerGomolemo Rasesigo
Phone00 267 318 8250
Emailbotsmanager@genderlinks.org.za
AddressUnit 203 Plot 64516 Second floor, Showground Close, Fairground, Gaborone Botswana