'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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Routine child vaccination imperative

The recent Vaccination Day in Motokwe, orchestrated through collaborative efforts between UNICEF, USAID, BRCS, and the Ministry of Health, underscores a commendable stride towards fortifying child health services.The painful reality as reflected by the Ministry of Health's data regarding the decline in routine immunisation coverage since the onset of the pandemic, is a cause for concern.It underscores the urgent need to address the...

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