Doing Something About GBV!

For years we have talked about the issue of gender-based violence (GBV) without necessarily taking any action.

Every time GBV goes to the extreme and something tragic happens, we would all raise our voices and send our condolences to the victim’s family, and briefly forget until the next tragedy. It is only now that many people are beginning to wake up to the fact that for us to get desirable results, we are going to have to work hard. Of late, a number of legislators have been speaking against GBV, which is a step in the right direction. 

A number of campaigns aimed at ending GBV are coming up. Botswana Association of Local Authorities (BALA) has called on community leaders to become stakeholders in the fight against GBV, and end violence in schools.

Editor's Comment
CoA brings sanity to DIS/DCEC long-standing feud

This decision follows the raiding of the office of the former Director General of the DCEC, Tymon Katlholo early 2022 and his staff officer by the DIS operatives who reportedly took files that they had targeted.After all back and forth arguments, the CoA has set the record straight giving an invaluable lesson to the DIS that it was no super security organ and it does not have any powers to cogently supervise other security organs including the...

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