Building a Botswana free of GBV: A call for collective action

GBV is emerging as a critical human rights issue on a global scale
GBV is emerging as a critical human rights issue on a global scale

Increasingly, the gender-based violence (GBV) scourge is emerging as a critical human rights issue on a global scale, and Botswana is no exception. Recognising the urgent need to address this pervasive problem, the Baha’i community of Botswana took a significant step forward by hosting a gathering on Saturday, March 9, 2024.

The event brought together faith-based organisations, non-governmental organisations, government stakeholders, and civil society groups to engage in a collective dialogue on fostering a society free of GBV.

In attendance were representatives of the Commission of Gender Affairs of the Ministry of Youth, Gender, Sports and Culture, Christian and Sikh faiths, the Botswana Council of Churches, BOFABONETHA’s, Theriso Motsemeng and representatives from Walk of Hope, Kgosi Bana Sekai Linchwe of Mochudi and others at the National Baha’i Centre in Block 9, Gaborone.


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