Category: Health

S., who returned to her village of Katumbutele to find her house burnt down. Photographer: MSF/Carl Theunis

Conflict leaving scores of sexual violence survivors behind in eastern DRC

“Whenever there are clashes here, they come and they rape women. Pregnant women, and also children and old women.” In Salamabila, Maniema Province, eastern...

Zimnat and members of the St Christopher’s Children with Disability project in front of the container donated to the project by Zimnat

Zimnat assists children with disability project

Zimnat on Thursday last week handed over bed linen, an examination bed and a storage container, together worth more than $7 000, to St Christopher’s Children with...

(L to R) HIFA Executive Director - Maria Wilson, Winky D & Her Excellency Barbara van Hellemond - Netherlands Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Zambia & Malawi

Netherlands Embassy in Harare leads Human Rights Day Commemorations

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Harare will this year mark Human Rights Day and the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights...

The Chairperson of Gender Commission Mrs Margaret Mukahanana Sangarwe

Sexual harassment in the workplace slammed

By Owami Sithole The Zimbabwe Gender Commission slams sexual harassment of women in workplaces, tertiary institutions and in public places in celebration of 16 days of...

Hundreds of women and girls marching against the harassment of women in public spaces

Report sexual harassment in public spaces: Women urged

The Zimbabwe Gender Commission has urged women to report issues to do with sexual harassment to the Gender Commission or to the police. Speaking today at a march which...

Muzinda Hub widens partnership in technology

Muzinda Hub and Theirworld join forces to bridge tech gender gap in Zimbabwe

Muzinda Hub has partnered with global children’s charity Theirworld (a Code Club initiative) to provide wider access to basic technology and coding courses to 120...

The diplomatic briefing in Pretoria, South Africa

Civil society holds diplomatic briefing on Zim situation

By Special Correspondent The Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights) director, Okay Machisa, implored the diplomatic community and the civil society solidarity...

Mrs Bernadette Warambwa, author on food and nutrition

Nutrition from our environment: A book by Bernadette K Warambwa

By Byron Mutingwende   Mrs Bernadette Warambwa has a colour-illustrated book that encourages healthy eating using resources from our local environment.  ...

MPS and young women discuss ways of ending gender-based violence

Sisters with a voice call on Parliament to implement Child Marriage Law

By Nevson Mpofu. The Southern Africa Parliamentary Support Trust (SAPST), Parliament of Zimbabwe and Katswe Sisterhood came to the Legal rescue of five girls who had...

Cimas buckle up camopaign

Cimas launches Buckle Up campaign

Cimas Rescue, which is part of the Cimas Medical Aid Group, has launched a seatbelt awareness campaign to educate people on the importance of wearing a seatbelt even...