Category: Social

Youths with disabilities monitor the UNCRPD implementation

By Byron Mutingwende   In pursuit of improving human rights through the participation of people with disabilities in social, economic and political spheres in...

Slave trade should be fought by everyone: PDP

By Jacob Mafume – PDP Spokesperson One of the world’s biggest victories is that of the abolishment of slave trade, it is sad to see a resurgence of the scourge....

ZEC impressed by Habakkuk Trust civic education programmes

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) Matabeleland South Provincial Education Coordinator Mr. Andrew Tlou has applauded Habakkuk Trust for youth oriented programmes on...

Standardise and decentralise psychiatric assessment reports: Stakeholders urged

By Byron Mutingwende   Girls and women with mental disability are highly vulnerable to sexual violence and encounter enormous obstacles which impede easy access to...

National People’s Convention lays out demands in declaration

By ZimRights Information Department Harare – THE 2017 National People’s Convention of the church, civil society, labour and social movements held at the Harare...

Sexual harassment against women and girls rampant in society

By Byron Mutingwende   A Cabinet minister has bemoaned the increasing levels of sexual harassment cases in society, with the scourge rampant in tertiary...

Women and girls are givers of life – they need protection and respect

By Byron Mutingwende   “In Shona they say “Musha Mukadzi” loosely translated to: The home is the woman. In Ibbo language they say “Nneka” meaning Mother...

PWDs calls for universal accessibility of tourism services

By Patricia Mashiri People with disabilities (PWDs) are calling for universal accessibility of tourism services as the minority group is usually left out in most tourism...

Women bear the brunt of extractive sector misgovernance

By Byron Mutingwende Watching the “Marange Voices” documentary on diamond mining in Manicaland Province in Zimbabwe, delegates attending the summer school on...

Zimbabwe up-scales response to human trafficking

By Byron Mutingwende   The Anti-Trafficking Inter-Ministerial Committee (ATIMC) capacity building workshop held in Harare recently is a sign that Zimbabwe is...