Highlights & Advocacy



Blogs (latest always on top):

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



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