BDP women drilled on political education

Daniel Chida
EMPOWERED: BDP women

With its efforts in educating women in politics, Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Women’s Wing this weekend descended in Francistown for its Consultative Empowerment and Political Education Workshop that was held at Thapama Hotel.

The workshop that was addressed by the BDP Women’s Wing Chairperson, Minister of Finance, Peggy Serame, focused on Women Economic Empowerment, a subject that was addressed by Chigedze Chinyepi who is the Chairperson of the Empowerment Sub-committee of the BDP Women’s Wing.

In the build-up to the event last week, the Wing’s General Secretary- Neo Maruapula, said that the event would facilitate for critical empowerment discussions affecting women such as Political Education and a presentation by Fighters Support Group who would share experiences by cancer survivors. “Cancer is very rampant lately and awareness is very crucial The BDP WW saw it fit to have this event in Francistown Region with the aim of reaching as many women as possible.”

Maruapula said that their aim was to visit regions around the country and educate more women on political education and leadership.

The host Francistown Region, comprises Francistown East, South and West, Tati East and Tonota Constituencies.

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