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.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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