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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