Gaborone to host SADC gender talks

About 100 delegates from 13 of the 14 Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states representing ministries responsible for gender/women affairs, civil society and development partners, will converge on Gaborone from next Monday to finalise the draft SADC Protocol on gender and development.

Labour and Home Affairs minister Charles Tibone will open the three-day talks, which various dignitaries, including Members of Parliament (MPs), donor agencies and Gaborone-based diplomats are expected to attend. 

According to a SADC statement, this "stakeholders' conference will "synergise inputs from various member states" gauged from a series of regional and national consultative meetings with a view to enriching the final draft.

Editor's Comment
Government’s efforts commendable!

Since the news broke, the government made sure to work hand in hand with the South African government to assist the families of the victims. The two countries came together to help the families identify the bodies of their loved ones through DNA testing. The government also announced that they would assist families with food for mourners before the funerals.Even though the deceased persons were mostly residents of Molepolole, the government...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up