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25 October, 2012

GENEUVIVE TWALA, BOTSWANA COORDINATOR-2012 INTERNATIONAL MEN'S DAY MAKES AMERICAN RADIO TALK SHOW DEBUT


GABORONE, BOTSWANA (AFRICA)25 October 2012 – Thought Leader, humanitarian, and Botswana Coordinator for 2012 International Men’s Day, Ms. GENEUVIVE TWALA, will make her American radio talk show debut on The Dad Show (www.DadShow.com) on Tuesday, 30 October 2012 at 6:00 P.M. (United States Central Standard Time). Ms. TWALA will be interviewed by Mr. Kenneth Thompson, Sr., the host of THE DAD SHOW which airs from 6:00 P.M. (United States Central Time) through 7:00 P.M. (United States Central Time) on KAZI Radio – 88.7FM – in Austin, Texas and also streams live on the Internet on www.KAZIFM.org and www.DadShow.com.  

Ms. Twala is the architect of the “2012-2022: International Men’s Day Ten Year Plan.” Under her leadership, the “Men of Tomorrow”: Rites of Passage mentoring program for boys and young adolescent males will be launched in Botswana on Monday, 19 November 2012 – International Men’s Day. The “Men of Tomorrow: Rites of Passage” Mentoring Program was created and launched in the United States on 2011 International Men’s Day by the New Deliverance Evangelistic Church (www.ndec.net) in Richmond, Virginia. The mentoring program’s exportation from the United States to Botswana is the result of collaboration between Ms. Twala and Mrs. Odetta Wright, the Virginia (USA) Coordinator. Ms. Twala is launching a second initiative – a Literary Initiative on 2012 International Men’s Day.-- in local schools in Gaborone, Botswana which will take the form of a writing competition. Winners of the writing competition will have their work published in a quarterly international Fatherhood and Men’s Journal -- IN SEARCH OF FATHERHOOD® -- which is published in the United States. 

International Men’s Day (https://sites.google.com/a/imd-global.org/ international-mens-day/) was inaugurated in 1999 by JEROME TEELUCKSINGH, PH.D., a faculty member in the History Department at the University of West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago and Chairman of the International Men’s Day Coordination Committee. Observed in over 60 nations throughout our global village, International Men’s Day shares a 48-hour partnership with Universal Children’s Day which is celebrated worldwide on 20th November of each year and is endorsed by the United Nations. 

 The Dad Show’s audience can join the conversation with Ms. Twala by calling 512-451-5624 or 1-866-451-5624. You can also send your views or comments after the show to: imdbotswana@gmail.com

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