GABARONE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Dozens of traditional leaders in Botswana will take part in a U.N. training programme that aims to help them tackle high rates of gender-based violence in the country, officials and leaders said on Friday.
Together for GirlsIn #Botswana, nearly 70% of women have experienced physical or sexual abuse. In response, dozens of traditional leaders will take part in a @UN training program to help tackle high rates of #GBV ⤵️ via @Reuters
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mentoring programs for adolescent girls
sexual violence against women and children
Together for GirlsIn a recent study, @berkozler12@WorldBank evaluated the impact of Girl Empower – an intervention that aimed to equip girls in Nimba County, Liberia w/ skills to make healthy, strategic life choices + to stay safe from sexual violence