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


Golebane Maninkisi, Botswana, Prevention – Summit 2012

Golebane Maninkisi, Botswana, Prevention – Summit 2012

Tebogo Letshabamang, Botswana, Local Economic Development – Summit 2012

Tebogo Letshabamang, Botswana, Local Economic Development – Summit 2012

Boingotlo Gupta, Botswana, HIV/Aids – Summit 2012

Boingotlo Gupta, Botswana, HIV/Aids – Summit 2012

Thato Selelo, Botswana, Climate Change, Summit – 2012

Thato Selelo, Botswana, Climate Change, Summit – 2012

Nurse Oaitse, Botswana, Response – Summit 2012

Nurse Oaitse, Botswana, Response – Summit 2012

Thatatsotlhe Nwokoro, Botswana, Support – Summit 2012

Thatatsotlhe Nwokoro, Botswana, Support – Summit 2012

Thatatsotlhe Nwokoro, Support – Summit 2012

Thatatsotlhe Nwokoro, Botswana, Support – Summit 2012

Minor raped in family attack_07122011_Midweek sun

Broadhurst Police are investigating a case in which armed robbers attacked a family at Broadhurst Ext 27 on December 3rd. According to Deputy Public Relations Officer Dipheko Motube, a man, 49, with his family was attacked by armed robbers early on Saturday. “The suspects who were five in number were said to have been in possession of sharp objects,” Motube said.

Stabbed lover lands in ICU_07122011_Midweek sun

A domestic dispute between a female Special Constable and her lover left, left her in a critical condition after the 22 year old lass was stabbed eight times with a knife.. Mpilo Siviya of Area S location in Francistownis fighting for his dear life at Nyangabgwe Referral Hospitals Intensive Care Unit.

A few facts about sexual and Gender based violence (SGBV)

Worldwide, an estimate of 40 to 70 percent of homicide of women is committed by intimate partner, often in the context of an abusive relationship. Around the world at least one in every three women has been beaten coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in her lifetime. Trafficking of humans worldwide grew almost 50% 1995 to 2000 and the international migration (IOM) estimate that as many as é million women are trafficked across borders annually.

Botswana

Office

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