Botswana

New Initiative on Sex Work in Botswana

A new sex workers initiative in Botswana has included a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Questioning (LGBTIQ) component in their programme.

Sisonke Botswana, a sex work group currently housed by Botswana Network on Ethics Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA), joined the African Sex Workers Alliance and dedicated a week to the mapping of sex workers rights in Botswana with the aim to forming a coalition which will advance the human health rights of most key population (sex workers, transgender, MSM and drug users).

Botswana makes positive moves towards LGBTI and Sexworkers

Amidst the awful news from Malawi [about gay men being jailed for 14 years] a small light of positiveness from Botswana as the government makes an unprecedented move to meet with activists from the LGBTI movement and sexworkers which might lead to the “offical acceptance of the e

Food Insufficiency Is Associated with High-Risk Sexual Behavior among Women in Botswana and Swaziland

An article by Sheri D Weiser, Karen Leiter, David R Bangsberg, Lisa M Butler, Fiona Percy-de Korte, Zakhe Hlanze, Nthabiseng Phaladze, Vincent Iacopino, Michele Heisler in PLoS Med 4(10): e260. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.0040260.

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