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17 April 2014
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Botswana has effectively addressed gender inequality with positive results across both the public and private sectors, UNFPA country representative, Ms Aisha Camara-Drammeh has said. Ms Camara-... Read more
10 March 2014
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The acting United Nations (UN) resident coordinator, Ms Camara-Drammeh has commended Botswana for its commitment on putting in place good legal and policy frameworks that have facilitated... Read more
10 March 2014
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Lerala Village in Tswapong North, Palapye Sub-District hosted the 2014 International Women’s Day (IWD) which was commemorated under the theme: Equality for Women is Progress for All. The Key Note... Read more
6 December 2013
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It is with deep sadness that I learned of the death of former South African President and anti-apartheid stalwart, Nelson Mandela. The world has lost a true statesman, a leader and a pragmatic... Read more
3 December 2013
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The Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Mr Dikgakgamatso Seretse, says his ministry and that of Labour and Home Affairs will spearhead strategies and programmes against gender-based violence... Read more
29 November 2013
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United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) has revealed that every day 20 000 girls under the age of 18 give birth. In Botswana, although the numbers are not that high, there is growing concerning... Read more
21 November 2013
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Instead of measures seeking to change the behaviour of girls, a human rights approach is needed to effectively tackle adolescent pregnancy, a United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) report has found... Read more
4 November 2013
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The Minister of Education and Skills Development (MoESD), Dr Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi has decried the high numbers of  teenage pregnancy in the country. Speaking at launch of the State of the World... Read more
26 September 2013
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FRANCISTOWN: Young people extensive use of social media across the world has given leaders the opportunity to tap into this and reach them in their own space, says United Nations Population Fund (... Read more
6 August 2013
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Mmegi Newspaper reported on 06 August that the Executive Director of the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) Dr Babatunde Osotimehim called for the training of traditional birth attendants on... Read more

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