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Rainbow Identity Association (RIA) is a non-profit making organization based in Gaborone Botswana. It advocates for the human rights of transgender and intersex people. The organisation aims at exploring ways of challenging trans-phobic laws and trans-phobia in Botswana. RIA invites you to the Netball and Gender games which is to be held on the 29th of June 2019 from 8am till 4pm in Francistown (exact venue to be communicated soon).

This is the first ever RIA in collaboration with Bonela Netball and Gender social gender netball (8 people per team. 7 on the court, 1 substitute) of which mixed teams are mostly encouraged, (Teams of any gender and any age). It targets all types of women/men/non-conforming gender, from individual to corporate. Why Netball and Gender? RIA aims to get the General public involved in a productively fun activity that is sociable, common, easy and enjoyable. RIA saw it important to unite T&I(Trans & Intersex) community and the general public to celebrate this day in order to keep active, raise awareness, bring understanding, be entertained, be mentally and physically fit while networking with fellow peers.

Rainbow Identity Association hereby requests you or your organisation to participate in this event along with your soccer team. This is very important as we believe that your involvement will add value to the achievements and history of Netball and Gender. Please note that the tournament is about fun therefore your team anyone is welcome to play. Once again Netball and gender’s target is all types of women/men/ gender non-conforming and or intersex, from individual to corporate. Each team register with fifty pula (P50) and we also encourage organizations to bring materials to disseminate with cost of hundred pula stall (P100) and or bull stalls to sell anything as long as it is legal. The venue will be communicated soon.

Earlier Event: May 18