Police target 50:50 recruitment ratio


In order to fast track and close the inequality gaps within the organisation, the Botswana Police Service (BPS) has committed to a 50:50 male-female recruitment ratio.

The Acting Commissioner of Police, Phemelo Ramakorwane made the disclosure when delivering a message for this year’s International Women’s Day that was held under the theme, ‘Digital: Innovation and technology for gender equality’.

Ramakorwane said the proportion of women police officers to their male counterparts stands at 30% whilst at senior management the figure stands at 21%. The police commissioner stated that it is encouraging to note that progress is being made to reduce the inequality as noted above.

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