BDP Women’s Wing meets on constitutional review

BDP  Womens Wing PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
BDP Womens Wing PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

As a way of contributing to the constitutional review, the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Women’s Wing will over the weekend meet some of its structures in Palapye to get their views on women issues.

Women believe that the reason why their concerns or matters are not taken seriously is that their key issues are not included in the Constitution.

BDP Women’s Wing chairperson, Veronica Lesole said they want to submit their position paper to the constitutional review in Gaborone.

Editor's Comment
Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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