'Equality more than passing laws'

The gay community in Botswana has made visible strides in its fights for human rights in recent times that should be absolutely celebrated though many may believe that there is still much work to be done.

The courts have also made life easier for the LGBTQI by ensuring that there is equality and justice for all. It is the small victories that inspire the community or any supporter of the movement to walk with their heads held high.

In a sane society it should have been made clear that everyone is free to honor their identity and sexuality without any fear of victimisation or even in instance of the gay community being criminalised for choosing to be who they are. It took an effort for the gay community to make sure that the government and the Constitution protect their rights.

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Happy Independence Day!

Independence Day holds immense significance for Batswana as a whole. It offers a moment for reflection and celebration of the country's achievements, while also prompting introspection.We must honestly assess whether the number of years of independence aligns with the progress we have made. While there is certainly much to celebrate, there are also pressing issues that require the attention of relevant stakeholders. Many Batswana are facing...

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