Respect for cultural diversity, participation and redress for historical wrongs are key issues for indigenous peoples in Botswana (Feb. 2010)

By | 20 February, 2010

botswanaDespite government programs aimed at improving the economic conditions of the Basarwa (San) and other indigenous peoples in Botswana, these peoples continue to suffer disadvantage, concludes a report by Special Rapportuer James Anaya. Government programs in Botswana should be better adapted to advance the rights of disadvantaged indigenous peoples in accordance with contemporary international standards, he says. See Press Release and Report.