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6 December 2013
Dispatch
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
Dispatch
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
Dispatch
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
Dispatch
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
Dispatch
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
Dispatch
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
Dispatch
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
22 July 2013
Dispatch
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Country Representative Aisha Camara-Drammeh has said a lot still needs to be done to curb teenage pregnancy in schools. Camara-Drammeh said this when... Read more
22 July 2013
Dispatch
Adolescent pregnancies remain high despite the preventative measures put in place by the Ministry of Education and Skills Development (MoESD). Speaking during the World Population Day commemoration... Read more
28 June 2013
Dispatch
MAPUTO, Mozambique, 28 June — Ministers from the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) responsible for population and development planning have re-affirmed their commitment to implementation... Read more

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