Gender movement hopes Botswana signs protocol

SADC Headquarters
SADC Headquarters

As a prelude to next week’s regional gender ministers’ forum, the gender movement has, at its meeting prior to the ministerial gathering, once again expressed hope that Botswana signs the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development instrument before leaving the helm of the regional organisation in two months.

Gender activists and affiliated civil society groups met to draw recommendations for the forthcoming ministers’ forum meant to review the protocol.

As Botswana vacates the leadership of the regional body August, lobby groups have reiterated calls for the country to adopt this instrument that seeks gender parity.

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