Category: Social

Zwidzai Chinyowa, disability Desk of Global Tertiary Students Platform for Action

PWDs should be known for who they are and don’t always deserve sympathy

By Zwidzai Chinyowa from Global Tertiary Students Platform for Action Humanity should know that persons with disabilities will not get exhausted by promoting and...

Talent Jumo, Director of Katswe Sistahood, addressing participants at the meeting on date rape

Date rape a menace and violation of women and girls

By Byron Mutingwende   Nakai Soko (not her real name) arrived home around seven o’clock in the evening. Upon opening the door, she realised that her father was...

Evangelista Mariga, Remedial Tutor for Chegutu District

Disability isn’t inability – make education inclusive

By Byron Mutingwende   “In the past, a child born with disability was considered as a curse to the family and the community. Disability is a result of many...

Panel at the launch of ZimFact platform

ZimFact to facilitate fact checking for reducing circulation of falsehood in the media

The ZimFact has launched the Zimbabwe’s first national fact-checking platform to reduce the circulation of false claims. In his address at the launch, Alec...

Hendrietta Bogopane, South African Deputy Minister of Social Development (L) and Petronella Kagonye, Zimbabwe's minister of Labour and Social Welfare (R)

Zimbabwe, South Africa aim to empower PWDs

The Governments of Zimbabwe and South Africa are committed to ensuring efficient service delivery for people with disabilities (PWDs). For this reason, the South African...

Church leaders at interface meeting with President Mnangagwa

Divergent views among church leaders over joining Parliament

By Byron Mutingwende   Church leaders in Zimbabwe had a meeting with President Mnangagwa where they expressed their willingness to be represented in Parliament but...

Women celebrate International Women's day, courtesy of Temba Mliswa and Norton Development Association

Norton celebrates International Women’s Day

By Joyce Mukucha The Norton constituents joined other progressive elements of society in celebrating the International Women’s Day as a sign of respect and special...

Samantha Muzenda (left), Soneni Gwizi (centre) and Fadzayi Mahere (Right)

Signs of Hope Trust remembers women with disabilities

By Joyce Mukucha Signs of Hope Trust a Zimbabwe held a meeting with persons with disabilities to teach them on the importance of participating in the electoral...

Virginia Muwanigwa (L) the Director of Humanitarian Information Facilitation Centre at the women's roundtable meeting in Harare

Women clamour to break through the limitations of patriarchy

By Byron Mutingwende   Women are making great strides in trying to break the social norms, stereotypes and religious beliefs that are hindering efforts to bring...

Chairperson of the PAP Committee on Trade, Customs and Immigration, Hon Dr. Tapiwa Mashakada

IOM briefs Pan African Legislators on migration

Chairperson of the PAP Committee on Trade, Customs and Immigration, Hon Dr. Tapiwa Mashakada says there is need for enhanced regional cooperation to tackle the issue...