When Votes Matter More Than Preventing SGBV

ZIMBABWE is grappling with a huge burden of early marriages, rape, Sexual and Gender Based Violence (GBV) against women and young girls. By Michael Gwarisa Government  through support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and other donor and civil society groups have been running various programs at community level in a bid to end early marriages. According to the UNICEF 2017 statistics, 32% of girls in Zimbabwe are married before the age of 18 and 4% are married before their 15th birthday. The lowest median ages of marriage are…

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Stop Abusing Health Sector To Score Cheap Political Goals- ZADHR Warns

THE Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) has warned politicians against using the dire situation beveling the health sector to score cheap political millage. By Michale Gwarisa Ever since Zimbabwe changed its head of state in November 2017, the health sector has been under massive ambush from  high profiled politicians who been  taking turns to make hospital visits, giving donations and freebies in the company of cameras and media all in the name of building a name for themselves. In a statement, the ZADHR national executive warned against…

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