Case Studies

Botswana: Tonota Sub District Council

Tonota Sub-District Council has Ms. Mareledi Bantsi as the women commissioner and Mr Festus Diane as the gender focal person.Tonota Sub District Council has a five-year gender action plan that has been further reduced into annual action plans for each implementing year. The council also has a draft gender policy.The gender champion of the council […]

July 9, 2019 Themes: Local Government Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Maun Administrative Authority

The council’s gender champion is Ms Kerileng Senwamadi and the gender focal person is Mr Obakeng Kheru. The council’s previous score was 50%.The Council is guided by National Policy on Gender and Council Strategic Plan (2018-2023) and the gender policies are championed by Sehithwa Service Coordinator and SACS. MAA has 28 councilors within its council, […]

July 9, 2019 Themes: Local Government Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana:Hukuntsi Sub District Council

The gender committee has developed a gender policy statement that the management has approved and committed to. The council also has a gender action for 2019/2020 that has also been approved.Women make up 22% of the council’s political wing,16% of the management team and 65% of the council’s overall staff. In terms of non-traditional roles […]

July 9, 2019 Themes: Local Government Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Lobatse Town Council

The Lobatse Town Council Gender champion is Mr Oganne Gontse who is the Deputy Town Clerk and its gender focal person is Mr Gerald Mahumba. Honourable Councillor Tiny Dinoko is the council’s woman commissioner.Lobatse Town Council doesn’t have a gender policy but gender mainstreaming activities are guided by government policies, acts and guidelines such as […]

July 9, 2019 Themes: Local Government Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana:City of Francistown

The gender champion is Mr Badubi Lekang and the gender focal person is Mrs Natasha Maphane. 54% of council’s total staff are women. Women also represent 25% of the council seats and 39% of the council management. The gender committee was appointed in May 2016 and the council’s previous score was 50%. The council doesn’t […]

July 9, 2019 Themes: Local Government Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana:Gakebagane Kebadireng Xkhomko Laundry services

GAKEBAGANE KEBADIRENG – XKHOMKO LAUNDRY SERVICES Ms Kebadireng runs a laundry business started in 2017 but registered in 2018. The business focuses on washing clothes, blankets and carpets. The business has no full-time employees but employs part time workers who are also escaping from gender-based violence. She hopes and aims to grow her business to […]

July 6, 2019 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Afitile Lebakeng- Laundry and Beads

Ms Lebakeng from Maun, established a laundry business in 2016. Gender Links helped her with business skills training like record keeping. Her clients are government employees and residents of Sedie Ward. But most clients are BDF soldiers whom either drop off the clothes with her or she goes to collect them. She washes clothes, blankets […]

July 6, 2019 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Anne M Oteng- QSM International

ANNE M OTENG – QSM INTERNATIONAL Ms Oteng runs a business of buying and reselling agricultural products such as nuts, beans and maize. Her products are sourced mainly from Zambia. The business has grown in, the quantity of products sold so much so that it has expanded into selling chickens and second-hand clothing. She employs […]

July 6, 2019 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Kadimo Helen Duiker-Kam’s Food catering

KADIMO H. DUIKER – KAM’S FOOD CATERING Kam’s Food Catering was established in Francistown in the year 2014, offering services food catering. Although the business is based in Francistown, it has the capacity to offer services throughout the country. The business caters at events that include parties, seminars, baby showers and weddings. Although there is […]

July 6, 2019 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana:Dumiso Gatsha- Sex Rights Africa Network

Botswana:Dumiso Gatsha- Sex Rights Africa Network

SEX RIGHTS AFRICA NETWORK PRESENTED BY DUMISO GATSHA The network documents lived experiences of the LGBQTI+ youth through digital story telling. It does this to provide affirmative narratives and to bridge the gap between grassroots experiences and policy makers. The network documents the human rights experiences of the LGBTIQI+ youth. It uses   sound messaging techniques, […]

July 6, 2019 Themes: Media Programs: Protocol @ work