Equality is something that should be celebrated, no matter how small the steps may seem. This article aims to provide insight into the current state of LGBTQ rights in Botswana, and if recent developments are any indication, it looks like they're headed in a positive direction.
Recently, there have been significant rulings from their courts that have been favourable to the LGBTQ community. These decisions demonstrate a shift in attitudes towards LGBTQ+ people within the country, and for many activists this represents a major victory in their fight for equal rights and recognition.
Overall, these changes indicate some positive steps forward when it comes to advancing equality for LGBTQ individuals in Botswana. However, there is still much work to be done before full recognition of their rights can be achieved across all contexts. This article seeks to provide an overview of the progress of LGBTQ rights made so far in Botswana, as well as a reminder of how much further we need to go until true equity is achieved for all members of society regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Botswana is about to join the few African countries that decriminalized same-sex relationships as Botswana High Court has ruled in favor of the LGBTQ community.
The LGBTQ community in Botswana has made remarkable strides in rights and acceptance over the past two years.
What other steps need to be taken to advance LGBTQ rights in Botswana?
Further Reading on LQIOO.com: For more LGBTQ rights reviews, check out my guides on LGBTQ rights in South Africa, LGBTQ rights in Zimbabwe, and LGBTQ rights in Namibia.