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The phenomenon of bullying is the product of an extremely complex picture of external and internal events. Bullying occurs in a relational context.
Mon 03 Jun 2019, 16:47 pm
Bodily integrity, a current controversy, is said to be the inviolability of the physical body. Essentially, the physical body of one person should not be subject to the i...
Mon 27 May 2019, 12:58 pm
As earlier encountered, adolescence is a critical stage in the journey of life, as it is the phase at which we are expected to leap from childhood to adulthood.
Mon 20 May 2019, 16:30 pm
Sex is generally a very political issue, as we well know. It’s politicisation is arguably premised on patriarchal standards, that insist on the authority of men, and ma...
Mon 13 May 2019, 12:59 pm
As earlier discussed, adolescence is the site for the convergence of various rights and their classes. It is also often considered as the phase in which humanity can be f...
Mon 06 May 2019, 12:46 pm
The week of April 23– May 3 was a maternal mental health awareness week. The aim was to combat stigma against maternal mental health.
Mon 29 Apr 2019, 13:53 pm
Children’s rights are absolute rights, which are enforceable or actionable by children themselves or adults in the children’s lives.
Mon 15 Apr 2019, 14:14 pm
Adolescence as a stage, with all it’s byproducts and realities is one of those areas that are hardly spoken about, addressed or even really engaged in.
Mon 08 Apr 2019, 12:37 pm
It would be impossible to speak about Mme Mma Venson-Moitoi’s contestation of the position of president of the ruling party, the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), withou...
Mon 01 Apr 2019, 14:53 pm
What we hardly speak about is that climate change is a human rights issue of concern. Some environmentalists actually argue that it is “the single most pressing global ...
Mon 25 Mar 2019, 13:30 pm
Botswana is a member to the African Union (AU), which is the successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which was established with a Pan-African view to essent...
Mon 18 Mar 2019, 13:12 pm
On March 14, 2019, in a Court hearing that lasted well beyond 5pm, the High Court of Botswana, with a full bench of three Judges, heard an application made by an Applican...
Mon 11 Mar 2019, 12:18 pm
Conversations on ‘sex’ in many homes are largely non-existent. This is despite the fact that we come from a largely pluralistic community, with some who view themselv...
Mon 04 Mar 2019, 14:10 pm
"The most well-established environmental determinant of levels of violence is the scale of income differences between rich and poor. More unequal societies tend to be mor...
Mon 25 Feb 2019, 13:48 pm
In moving towards a high income Botswana, drawing from the budget speech, there is, as referenced in the last piece, a large population that although is not below the pov...
Mon 18 Feb 2019, 18:12 pm
In a Botswana where president Mokgweetsi Masisi has gone far and beyond to differentiate his government and leadership with that of Botswana’s erstwhile president, Ian ...
Mon 11 Feb 2019, 14:50 pm
This is the beginning of yet another series; this one is on the recently delivered budget speech by the Honourable Minister. There are things in which a lot of Batswana h...
Mon 04 Feb 2019, 18:01 pm
Feminism, by and large brings to the fort concerns we should all distress ourselves with, amongst other things. Like all other ideologies, it’s not something to be forc...
Mon 28 Jan 2019, 15:42 pm
We may all be able to agree that as Batswana, we generally all endeavor to do everything we do with botho. It seems a vital requirement for all our interactions.
Mon 21 Jan 2019, 14:13 pm
Whereas the legacy of Western feminism may often be seen to be centered in “bourgeoisie individualism and patriarchal control over women within capitalist industrialise...
Mon 14 Jan 2019, 13:25 pm
It’s the first few days of 2019. There is a youth uprising against rape and indecent assault. Young women are tired of staying silent while their bodies are abused whil...
Mon 17 Dec 2018, 16:18 pm
Whereas the legacy of Western feminism may often be seen to be centred in "bourgeoisie individualism and patriarchal control over women within capitalist industrialised s...
Mon 10 Dec 2018, 15:02 pm
Many of us, without realising it, and perhaps without intentionally desiring it, are feminists, or at the very least align ourselves with feminist ideology, thought and/o...
Mon 03 Dec 2018, 15:15 pm
One of the earliest post-colonial (or post-protectorate) waves of feminism in Botswana, saw the establishment of Emang Basadi, a civil society organisation which advocate...
Mon 26 Nov 2018, 14:50 pm
Sixteen Days of activism is a worldwide campaign to oppose violence against women and girls.
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