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NEWS RELEASE: BOTSWANA REGISTRAR CHANGES TRANSGENDER MAN’S IDENTITY DOCUMENT FROM FEMALE TO MALE

The Registrar of National Registration of Botswana has issued a transgender man a new identity document that correctly reflects his male gender identity. Previously, the High Court of Botswana in a case of ND v Attorney General of Botswana and others, per Justice Nthomiwa Nthomiwa, handed down a judgment in…
Staff Writer
Jan 8, 2018
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SALC IN THE NEWS: PROGRESSIVE BOTSWANA COURT AFFIRMS THAT LEGAL RECOGNITION OF GENDER IDENTITY AT CORE OF HUMAN DIGNITY

The Daily Maverick Tashwill Esterhuizen For the second time in two years, the Botswana courts have shown themselves to be champions of jurisprudence which acknowledges the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons and their right to equal protection before the law.  Identity plays a pivotal role in many…
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Nov 21, 2017