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19 July 2016

Improving access to SRH/ HIV services for young people

Otse, Botswana:  Rose Matuulane is a 24 year old, mother of two living in Otse village, in Botswana. Otse is a remote village 180 km from the capital city Gaborone. She is the fourth born child in a... Read more

23 February 2016

In Botswana, men work to change attitudes and confront gender inequality

Olepolotse is one of the many men in the country who grew up with absent fathers, and he is now among the generation that wants to be part of a family. This is owing to a programme by Men and Boys... Read more

22 February 2016

UNFPA Youth Advisory Panel launched in Botswana

UNFPA Botswana held its inaugural meeting to establish a Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) in actualizing its commitment to empower young people to participate in decisions that affect their lives, express... Read more

8 December 2015

‘Public sector condoms good, safe’

The quality of public sector condoms is good and they are safe, contrary to common belief. A representative of the Global CONDOMISE campaign, Ms Bidia Deperthes, said at a media training on condom... Read more

30 November 2015

#16Days Online Campaign for 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (25 Nov-10 Dec)

UNFPA Botswana is pleased to announce our #16Days campaign, which will run during this year’s #16Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence (25 Nov – 10 Dec). Through this campaign, we will... Read more

12 October 2015

68 000 condoms distributed in 4 days

The Universities of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland held the intervarsity games from 8 – 13 March 2015 in Gaborone under the theme “We are here to grow; responsibility starts here”. The games... Read more

18 August 2015

Under the leadership of the UNFPA UN in Botswana briefed Ambassadors on the ICPD Beyond 2014 Agenda

Ambassadors to Botswana were briefed by the United Nations (UN) on the ICPD Beyond 2014 Agenda. The briefing was a call to action for Ambassadors to reach out to their Governments and... Read more

14 August 2015

Unfinished Agenda: National Stakeholder Consultative Forum on the follow up to the ICPD Review

The multi-stakeholder consultation forum was convened to foster a shared understanding of the review findings, recommendations and came up with practical recommendations for incorporating the... Read more

12 August 2015

Investing in the Power of Young People, Transforming our World - Statement of the UNFPA Executive Director for International Youth Day

Today, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, commemorates International Youth Day, under the theme, “Youth Civic Engagement,” by celebrating the actions young people around the world take to... Read more

10 August 2015

UN Women Executive Director's Opening Statement of the SADC Gender Protocol@Work Summit 2015

This speech was delivered by Mr. Anders Pedersen, UN in Botswana Resident Coordinator, on behalf of the UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the GenderLinks SADC Gender Protocol@... Read more