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Friday 18 January 2019, 12:49 pm.
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.
Mon 19 Nov 2018, 13:46 pm
Various writers have postulated that who a person is, including their uniqueness, can only be revealed through stories. This refutes the philosophy that defines through g...
Mon 12 Nov 2018, 14:33 pm
The question asked by the title of this piece begs a national introspection, about where we really are, where we come from, what are the areas of struggle, divergence or ...
Mon 05 Nov 2018, 15:27 pm
Continuing the series on mental health, from last week’s issue, it is imperative to turn our minds to active steps those living with various mental health disorders can...
Mon 29 Oct 2018, 14:00 pm
World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10, since 1992. The initiative comes from the World Federation for Mental Health. This day is essentially intended to draw ...
Mon 22 Oct 2018, 13:49 pm
Many young people have convinced themselves to avoid politics because they are frustrating, overwhelming and often seemingly hopeless like a bottomless pit, with no end, ...
Mon 15 Oct 2018, 13:18 pm
On the evening of September 24, 2018, Donald Molosi, Botswana’s renowned writer and performer, popularly known for his stage plays, Blue Black and White about Botswana...
Mon 24 Sep 2018, 15:01 pm
Constitutional theory assumes that all people are essentially the same person. It presumes an autonomous person as the basis of state-action as the legitimate expression ...
Mon 17 Sep 2018, 13:00 pm
I would like to get a few facts out of the way before delving into this very, for me, thorny area. Listen, I have no affiliation with any political party as at present.
Mon 10 Sep 2018, 14:00 pm
Müzik dünyasının son gelişmeleri, son çıkan albümler ve single parçaların tamamının yayınlandığı ve mp3 indir seçeneğinin mevcut olduğu ceptemp3.com m...
Mon 03 Sep 2018, 12:06 pm
In the month of August 2018, two things happened, both of which were largely missed by most. The 9th of August marks the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peo...
Mon 27 Aug 2018, 14:41 pm
The reason it has been important to address “rape” and other sexual violences (although albeit to a limited extent) as extensively as we have, is honestly that as tim...
Mon 20 Aug 2018, 14:32 pm
The history of the component of corroboration as an element in proving that the crime of rape has occurred, is deeply rooted in the assumption that rape victims falsely a...
Mon 13 Aug 2018, 14:41 pm
The problem with rape and one of the main differences between it and other crimes, is the anonymity awarded to accused rapists. Often when we hear or read about rape case...
Mon 06 Aug 2018, 13:26 pm
Last week, we defined rape as a *crime crystalised in the Penal Code. There is a misconception that rape is sex gone wrong, or bad sex, or a misunderstanding in sexual in...
Mon 30 Jul 2018, 13:34 pm
Over the next few weeks, we will step into the landscape of rape in the context of Botswana. This series frames rape as a crime.
Mon 23 Jul 2018, 13:53 pm
Conversation on “sex” in many homes, is largely non-existent. This is despite the fact that we come from a largely pluralistic community, with some who view themselve...
Mon 09 Jul 2018, 15:23 pm
Recently, during the annual 1000km Desert Race competition, a woman, believed to be 20-years-old, was found dead in an area in Jwaneng, the Desert Race host town. When sh...
Mon 25 Jun 2018, 18:16 pm
June 20th, 2018 came and passed with few of us saying much about World Refugee Day.
Mon 18 Jun 2018, 18:52 pm
Mental Health has been said to constitute a large and increasing part of the burden of disease worldwide. In fact, apparently a quarter of the world's population will dev...
Mon 11 Jun 2018, 14:04 pm
Rape and sex are not the same thing. Rape is sexualised violence and sex… well, sex is sex. Pumla Dineo Gqola, when writing on rape, says, "… it has survived as long ...
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