Sign it Mr. President_ The Voice

Date: December 9, 2010
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Name of article: Sign it Mr. President

Name of publication: The Voice

Date: 26 November 2010

Country: Botswana

Genre: News

Skill: Fairness

Description of the article: The non governmental organisation said they would lobby the President to sign the protocol failure to which members of the NGOs would toyi-toyi in protest.

Botswana  and Maurititius have not yet signed yet signed the   SADC Protocol  on Gender and Development which has long been signed by other countries in 2008.

“Although Botswana has not signed the protocol, most of what our govenment has been implementing even before it was concluded,” said Charles Tibone, Assistant Minister of Finance.

How it can be used:

  • Promote discussions and debates around the Protocol
  • Promote the importance of the Protocol

Trainer’s notes: It is a  balanced story, the relevant people are interviewed.The story has both voices; male and female voices. The article is not ridiculing women in any way hence no stereotyping.

Discussion questions:

  • When will Botswana sign the Protocol?
  • Why hasnt Botswana signed it   yet?
  • Will the toyi-toying help in any way?

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