Gender violence thriving on women�s economic status

Taboo: Society increasingly frowns upon all form of gender abuse
Taboo: Society increasingly frowns upon all form of gender abuse

With alarming reports indicating rising Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Botswana, Mmegi Staffer, BABOKI KAYAWE, uncovers a vicious cycle in which women’s weaker economic status triggers the abuse that then worsens their standing

Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Botswana is increasingly becoming a monster that competes for resources against noble needs such as health, education and food.

It is hindering developmental prospects for women and instead breeding a cycle of economic dependence on men by women.

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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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