Symposium reflects on sexual reproductive health rights

Muzila PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Muzila PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

The Ministry of Health hosted a one-day Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) knowledge sharing and learning symposium on Wednesday.

The symposium acted as a closeout session for the 2gether 4 SRHR Programme, which is an initiative that was started on October 1, 2017 with an initial end date of December 31, 2021, but was extended to end of June 2022.

The programme is funded by the government of Sweden and aims to improve the SRHR for all people in East and Southern Africa (ESA), particularly adolescent girls and key populations.


Editor's Comment
A woman’s right to choose: Or is it?

Here in Botswana, we have many single-parent households, mostly female-led, so what does that suggest? That some fathers choose to ditch the responsibility of caring for their children and leave them to the ones who carry them during pregnancy to do the heavy lifting.Of course, in other dynamics, there are instances where the father wants to keep the baby and the would-be mother does not want to, hence the saying ‘whose body is it anyway’.In...

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