DITSHWANELO is an advocacy organisation with a key role in the promotion and protection of human rights in Botswana society. The Centre seeks to educate, research, counsel and mediate on issues of human rights, with specific reference to the marginalised and the disempowered. [according to site editor's information]
IUCN Botswana is the Country Office for IUCN - The World Conservation Union. IUCN has 4 regional offices in Africa and IUCN Botswana Office falls within the IUCN Regional Office for Southern Africa (IUCN ROSA). The IUCN Botswana Programme has been involved in drafting environmental policies, strategies and legislation; formulating management plans; identifying the environmental interests and needs of the business sector; as well as providing support and capacity building to NGOs and CBOs in the country. ... [according to site editor's information]
OSISA is a Johannesburg-based foundation established in 1997, working in ten Southern Africa countries: Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is part of a network of foundations, established by George Soros. OSISA's vision is to promote and sustain the ideals, values, institutions and practice of open society. Its mission is to initiate and support programmes working towards open society ideals, and to advocate for these ideals in Southern Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
Childline Botswana’s mission is primarily to help abused children. Childline Botswana also seeks to address other related child welfare issues through nurturing and intervention strategies like education, counselling, casework and alternative care programmes. [according to site editor's information]
Birdlife Botswana is part of Birdlife International and strives to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity, working with people towards sustainability in the use of natural resources. [according to editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
EQUINET is a network of professionals, civil society members, policy makers, state officials and others within the region who have come together as an equity catalyst, to promote and realise shared values of equity and social justice in health.
EQUINET is governed by a steering committee involving academic, government and civic institutions from Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and from SADC and international level. EQUINET programmes involve institutions from these and other SADC countries.
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WNGOC is a network of NGOs that are concerned with the empowerment of women, through coordination, collaboration, networking and capacity building of its members. The main goal of the WNGOC is to facilitate effective coordination and collaboration of the activities of member organizations aimed at the advancement of women in the country, particularly rural women for the promotion of equality, development and peace. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Kalahari Conservation Society was formed in recognition of the pressures on Botswana’s wildlife and the general environment. The aims and objectives of the NGO are:
* To promote the knowledge of Botswana's rich wildlife resources and its environment through education and publicity;
* To encourage and in some cases finance research into issues affecting these resources and their conservation; and
* To promote and support policies of conservation towards wildlife and its habitat. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Botswana Family Welfare Association (BOFWA) is voluntary Family Planning Association Affiliated to the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). BOFWA promotes service delivery, organisation and management and advocacy for the provision of sexual and reproductive health to enhance better family life for youth, men, women and families. ... [according to site editor's information]