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10 August 2018
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Masedi Kewamodimo is a 23 year old who like many of her peers in Botswana was born with HIV. She discovered her HIV status at the young age of 10 years. Masedi lost both her parents to AIDS in 2000... Read more
14 June 2018
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28 year old Trans-gender woman Nelly Thobega, Health Empowerment Rights, sharing her experience in accessing health care services in Botswana.
“I face violence from the community for being “different,” and not only that, as a Transgender woman, I do not receive adequate health care because health care providers in clinics discriminate... Read more
9 November 2017
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In a ceremony cited as “evidence of the power of partnerships,” by Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health and Wellness Ms Shenaaz El-Halabi, UNFPA  handed over 40 016 implants, 300 000 female condoms... Read more
19 October 2017
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The Minister of Health and Wellness, Honourable Dorcus Makgato officially launched the 2017 State of World Population (SWOP) report on 17 October 2017 in Gaborone, BOTSWANA.  Commending the timely... Read more
19 October 2017
1. Meet all commitments and obligations to human rights agreed in international treaties and conventions. 2. Tear down barriers—whether discriminatory laws, norms or service gaps—that prevent... Read more
11 November 2016
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“… I want to own a physiotherapist clinic and a mentorship school …” , “…my dream is to join Victoria Secret Models in America…”, “…I want to become a woman rights activist ….  i will use my powerful... Read more
27 October 2016
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“I wish to become a doctor … young people copy wrong behavior from the streets but I want to copy only positive behavior …”, 10 year old Zandile Munamati from Ben Thema Primary School providing an... Read more
21 October 2016
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UNFPA Assistant Representative Mareledi Segotso launching SWOP Report at media briefing.PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO
The 2016 report makes the case that few, if any, of the Sustainable Development Goals can be achieved if large swaths of humanity are unable to exercise their rights and realise their full potential... Read more
5 September 2016
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Botswana is among the 10 countries in the East and Southern Africa region to receive support from the United Kingdom (UK) Government under the regional programme on Preventing Maternal Deaths in East... Read more
31 July 2016
The UNFPA Botswana Country Office put issues of young girls at the centre of national conversations on World Population Day (WPD). Radio interviews were arranged with three national broadcasters (RB2... Read more

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