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.

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