GBV Haunts Women In Service

FRANCISTOWN: A representative from Botswana Prisons Service (BPS), Khana Phuduhudu has revealed that women in force still face sexual and emotional abuses on a daily basis.

She was leading a discussion here on women in service as victims of gender-based violence (GBV) at the Northern Division Women Police Network (NDWPN) women in service symposium, at Adansonia hotel.

Phuduhudu said women in service face a number of challenges such as being systematically isolated because they declined to be in sexual relationships with their male counterparts.

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Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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