Country Botswana
Year 2009
Type of Measure Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation, Social services > Psycho-social counselling, Social services > Longer term support (Education, Employment, Housing and Financial)
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


Kagisano Women's Shelter Project is a nonprofit making organization that seeks to empower communities to deal with gender based violence and its linkages to HIV and AIDS. It provides temporary accommodation and legal and medical assistance to women and their children, counseling and referrals to other relevant services to women and men in abusive relationships. Additionally, the center runs an economic empowerment and outreach programme which teaches women life and survival skills.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Botswana to the questionnaire on violence against women, November 2009