Women in the force join forces against GBV

Women soldiers in a parade PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Women soldiers in a parade PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

FRANCISTOWN: Women in the force have resolved to   enforce collaboration amongst different stakeholders such as health workers, police officers and social workers in order to conquer gender-based-violence (GBV).

This was one of the resolutions, which was raised by the Northern Division Headquarters Police, Assistant Superintendent Kedibonye Kula during her deliberations after the two-day women in service symposium, which was held at Adansonia Hotel.

The symposium, which was one of a kind, has attracted over hundred women in the force and health workers from across the country with the view of discussing issues relating to GBV together with how to handle and manage GBV cases through a multidisciplinary approach. 

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