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Francistown, Botswana

Dumiso Gatsha

Dumi is proudly Pan African and unequivocally non-binary queer feminist working on eliminating the barriers between the grassroots experiences and global policy making. This includes advocacy linking human rights and sustainable development in decolonizing knowledge production whilst safeguarding and strengthening youth agency (voice and visibility) in HIV, SRHR, UHC, LGBTIQ+, Governance, Treaty Bodies and Special Procedures through up skilling and supporting variant forms of civic action and participation.

“Generosity is Ubuntu. Recognition, affirmation and no condition to holding space and solidarity for another. I am because you are.”

- Dumiso Gatsha, Francistown, Botswana

Queer Storytelling for Healing (QSH)

  • Project Type: Storytelling
  • Issue Area: Human and Civil Rights

Queer Storytelling for Healing (QSH) – a toolkit developed and piloted through participatory community practice in three rural villages in Botswana. Molepolole, Kazungula and Gumare host LGBTIQ+ Youth who have survived suicide attempts, sexual abuse, cyber bullying, mis-gendering and violence at home, school and in public.