Women politicians fight discrimination

Gender Links briefing the media PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Gender Links briefing the media PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Different women politicians came together to speak in one voice, under the title; Molaomotheo-Buang Bomme! Through Gender links they said a review of the Constitution would provide a unique opportunity for Botswana to strengthen equality and non-discrimination clauses in the Constitution.

The women came from five major political parties namely the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), Botswana Congress Party (BCP), Botswana National Front (BNF), Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) and Alliance for Progressives (AP).

The women politicians believe the constitutional review will help to identify current gaps and or weak provisions which will, in turn, inform proposals for specific provisions for women’s rights.

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