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


SADC Gender Protocol 2013 Barometer – Botswana

SADC Gender Protocol 2013 Barometer – Botswana

 

Gender Protocol Barometer

Botswana

2013

 

March 2, 2013 Themes: Gender equality Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Gender Links laments sexual abuse_17102012

Gender Links has expressed worry at the waymen continue to sexually abuse mentally retarded women .
Gender Links Country Manager, Keabonye Ntsabane said it is suprising that the deaf, the dumb and the mentally retarded people are falling pregnant at an alarming rate.She said she expects men to protect these vulnerable women . Ntsabane said she fears these disadvantaged women ae even at a high risk of contracting Hiv and sexual transmitted diseases.

SADC Gender Protocol 2012 Barometer – Botswana

SADC Gender Protocol 2012 Barometer – Botswana

Botswana has made remarkable progress against the targets of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Protocol on Gender and Development set for 2015.

Fact Sheet Botswana: Integrated approaches

Fact Sheet Botswana: Integrated approaches

Botswana has a draft ‘365 Day National Action Plan to End Gender Violence’ developed in 2007.

Fact Sheet Botswana: Prevention

Fact Sheet Botswana: Prevention

Only 12% of the speeches by politicians that centred on, or mentioned GBV, focused on prevention.

Fact Sheet Botswana: Response and support

Fact Sheet Botswana: Response and support

80.1% of women and 77.8% of men were aware of laws that protect women and children against abuse.

Fact Sheet Botswana: Effects of GBV

Fact Sheet Botswana: Effects of GBV

I STORY: Click here for Joyce’s story Key facts 18% of women who were physically abused sustained injuries and over half of the injured women had tostay in bed for an average number of nine days. A quarter of all the women interviewed suffered from STIs at some point in their lifetime. Women who experienced […]

Fact Sheet Botswana: Patterns and drivers of GBV

Fact Sheet Botswana:  Patterns and drivers of GBV

Women in the 18-29 age group reported the highest lifetime IPV , while women in the 45 years and above
age group reported the lowest lifetime IPV.

Fact Sheet Botswana: Extent of GBV

Fact Sheet Botswana: Extent of GBV

Of all women interviewed in the study, 67.3% had experienced some form of GBV in their lifetime. 44.4% of all men said they perpetrated some form of violence.

He is now a caring and responsible father

“I (Milly) thank God for giving me an opportunity to write my story about the pain and suffering my husband and his girlfriend caused me. At first when he mentioned “marriage” I thought “wow”, what a happy life.

Botswana

Office

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