Prior to 2013, GL held separate Gender Justice and Local Government  and Gender and Media Summits. Since 2013, GL and the Alliance have held annual SADC Gender Protocol@Work summits, bringing together work in all the ten theme areas of the Protocol. Gender Protocol Barometers have showcased practical examples of positive change from the ground. In 2016 GL carried out an analysis of SADC Protocol@Work summit entries on Sexual and Reproductive Health which can be viewed here. You can also download an analysis of case studies from 2017 and 2018 here.

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You can view a list of the case studies from the Protocol@Work summits below. You can also search the case studies by country, category, year and language. You can choose a particular country or a particular year, or you can choose of combination of any of the 4 options. Click on the down arrow next to the option and make your choice. Then click on the search button and the results will display below.

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

Botswana: Botswana Guardian-Boitshepo Balozwi

BOTSWANA GUARDIAN BY BOITSHEPO BALOZWI The article “The people versus the LGBTQI+ what comes first the law or the people’s attitude.” highlights the various perspectives and research on why LGBTQ+ persons should be free to engage in sexual practices, that are also practiced by heterosexual couples. It also highlights that being Gay in Botswana is […]

July 6, 2019 Themes: Media
Programs: Media - Centres of Excellence | Protocol @ work

Botswana: Lobatse Town Council Una Zomba

The council’s adopted a P.E.P approach to combat Gender Based Violence. The P.E.P approach stands for: Prevention by means of raising awareness and free contraception to public areas. Empowerment through psycho social support and a financial project and Protection by referral of survivors to appropriate shelters and safe environments and through strengthens stakeholder collaborations. The […]

July 6, 2019 Themes: Gender based violence
Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Kgalalelo Gambule BOCAIP

After identifying teenage pregnancy as an area of great concern within the Okavango District, Ms Gambule working for BOCAIP Gumare, implemented a behaviour change programme to address this. The objectives of the programme are to promote behavioural change and practices for prevention of new infections and to contribute in reduction of teenage pregnancy cases from […]

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

Botswana: Tsabong Sub District Council DHMT

The council has been focusing more on women’s health to combat teenage pregnancy, failed abortions, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, HIV and low self esteem. The council seeks to empower young women which will create a stronger community. Some of the activities that the council has engaged in include commemorating the Month […]

July 6, 2019 Themes: Gender based violence
Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Moshupa Sub District Council-Economic Justice

The council seeks to improve the community’s standard of living and economically empower community members. In pursuance of this objective the council has carried out various projects through their economic empowerment schemes such as the Pitseng Washing Powder project that has 11 women under it and the Moshupa Toilet Paper project that has 16 women […]

July 6, 2019 Themes: Economic violence
Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Layani Elias

Mr Elias is a broadcast journalist by profession, working for the government of Botswana under the Ministry of Basic Education in the Department of Educational broadcasting. He is also the founder of Broadcasters Organization, a youth organization that empowers girls and boys and women and men on different issues including gender and education. He cites […]

July 6, 2019 Themes: Drivers of Change
Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana:Kgalalelo Gambule

Ms Kgalalelo Gambule is a young Motswana woman that hails from Bobonong. She works as a Centre Supervisor at BOCAIP in Gumare, a position she currently holds on a volunteer basis, since donor funding stopped. She describes herself as a leader who is a team player, has good negotiation skills and good interpersonal skills. Ms […]

July 6, 2019 Themes: Drivers of Change
Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Success Capital-Dumisho Gatsha

Mr Gatsha is from Success Capital which is an NGO. They have launched a digital storytelling project that documents lived experiences of LGBTIQ+ youth, curates community led and affirmative narratives, and links grassroots experiences and policy makers. The objectives of the project are to document the human rights situation of LGBTIQ+ youth and to establish […]

July 4, 2019 Themes: Gender based violence | LGBTI
Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana:Teen club inter district games by Botho Tumaeletse

“Supporting wellness and education in adolescents living with HIV” Teens Club had its first inter district games in December 2018, hosted at Maiteko CJSS in Mabutsane. The games engaged teenager in sports like netball, football and volleyball and   held a beauty pageant that included both genders. The club aims to improve the overall emotional and […]

July 2, 2019 Themes: GBV
Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Afitile Lebakeng

Botswana: Afitile Lebakeng

They showed me love and encourage me to do whatever it is that I want to do. I met Gender Links in 2014 at an entrepreneurship-training workshop in Maun. In all my encounters with Gender Links, I have learned quite a lot. I learned about abuse, business, counselling opportunities with social workers as well as […]