Highlights & Advocacy



Blogs (latest always on top):

  1. Pathways to power: is activism within philanthropy possible?
  2. Networking for Success, Tara Transform interview on fundraising
  3. Reshaping inclusion, depoliticising diversity
  4. Narrow & occupied: views on a shrinking civic space for Amnesty’s #NextStrategy
  5. Interview: Anti-right groups are emerging in reaction to progressive gains
  6. SDGs & Youth in Africa
  7. The Moth Storytelling Training Outcome
  8. Roundtable Dialogue on the margins of the African Commission
  9. Diversity & Inclusion Podcast – join the group!
  10. #ExpectRespect: Reflections on human rights discourse and demands
  11. International Day of the African Child – youth mobilisation and engagement
  12. Human Rights Work – Is It Truly Apolitical?
  13. Reflections from the other side of the world
  14. Botswana’s decriminalisation of same-sex relations safeguards my dignity
  15. Botswana continues to set example in the rule of law for LGBT persons in Africa
  16. Equitable Participation
  17. Engendered Elections
  18. Queer Up and seek justice and protection for all in Botswana
  19. Queer Up: 17 May on election year in Botswana
  20. Queer Up this May; a day against phobias to sexual and gender diversity
  21. Queer up and seek justice and protection for all in Botswana
  22. “Open Up The Space”: A call for inclusivity by CIVICUS Youth
  23. Go There to Come Back: Reflections from Botswana’s CEDAW Review
  24. Leaving No One Behind: Young People’s Participation at UN
  25. Queer’d Up: Leaving No One Behind
  26. Poverty in Activism
  27. Presidential Term Limits
  28. Sustainability of civil society organisations in Botswana
  29. Notes from the Heads of Arguments: Rammoge & others v. Attorney General
  30. Post 2015 Agenda & Young People



  1. World Econonic Forum
  2. Gender Links 1 & 2
  3. Joint statement to the Congregation for Catholic Education
  4. #ExpectRespect – what, why, how?
  5. 120under40 nomination
  6. Fortune
  7. World Economic Forum
  8. Gender Links Statement
  9. Headtopics
  10. OpenDemocracy
  11. Peacemaker 360
  12. El Pais
  13. MPact
  14. MPact 2
  15. IYAFP
  16. Crowd 360
  17. World Youth Movement for Democracy
  18. Culture Unplugged
  19. Global Issues
  20. AllAfrica
  21. SouthSouthNews
  22. Sex Rights Africa Network
  23. Pollination Project
  24. Huffington Post
  25. CIVICUS Goalkeeper Accelerator
  26. Positive Vibes
  27. Hinovelty Anthology
  28. African Activism
  29. Center for Human Rights
  30. Averrtenze
  31. Namati
  32. Advocacy Accelerator
  33. SADC Top 100 Youth
  34. Global Challenge Pitch
  35. AQYI
  36. Green the Gene
  37. Africa LGBT
  38. Pledger Africa
  39. AMSHER –  Sign-on Statement
  40. Zukus
  41. None on Record
  42. World Economic Forum
  43. Openly  & AllAfrica– heavily edited and reframed.

Advocacy work:

Dumiso commenting/speaking/intervening on

Amnesty’s #NextStrategy webinar series on Partnerships & Diversity – interventions here and the subsequent General Assembly talk on Diversity & Equity on here; the HLPF with #NGOSPEAK of th. UN NGO Major Group (July 2019);

Gabz FM on a) Queer Marriage,  b) Governance, Gender Link’s Summit, UHAI’s CFCS, June 2019;

at a roundtable on politics in relation to the SDGs; Townhall with the UN Youth EnvoyMultidimensional Poverty Index Launch (clear audio); Nordic Side Event; on the Global Action Plan – video and audio, July 2019 – pic;

on Youth for Democratic Renewal, June 2019; speaking on an Openly podcast (apple, soundcloud & spotify), June 2019; as a CIVICUS webinar panelist in commemoration of 17 MAY IDAHOBIT, Online, May 2019;

speaking at the SRHR Regional Movement Building Forum, Johannesburg, December 2018; making a statement before the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights, October 2018. Also, pictures whilst speaking at the Global LGBTIQ+ Network conference.



Dumiso’s journey in human rights work since founding Success Capital Organisation:


Dumiso providing closing remarks at the Rights Work Institute on Human Rights of sexual minorities:







Dumiso providing closing remarks at the Rights Work Institute on SRHR for young girls and women:








Dumiso facilitating a human rights talk on LGBTI rights in South Africa:











Dumiso giving a motivational talk, U.B. Campus:









Dumiso on Passion, Gaborone:



Dumiso gives his opinion, B.A.C. Campus:





Dumiso on Activism, Barcelona:






Dumiso singing at GSY2013, Kuala Lumpur:




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