Tertiary Institutions Should Have Clear GBV Policies To Curb Sexual Exploitation- SAYWHAT

THE Students and Youths Working on Reproductive Health Action Team (SAYWHAT) has called on universities, polytechnic colleges, vocational training centers and other in institutions of higher learning to craft Gender Based Violence (GBV) policies in order to effectively deal with incidences of sexual exploitation in tertiary institutions. By Michael Gwarisa Cases of sexual harassment and exploitation have been on the increase in most universities and colleges in Zimbabwe even though there is no consolidated data to back it since most victims of Sexual and gender based violence and sexual exploitation…

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Comprehensive Sexuality Education Is Not Sex Education Says Experts

SEXUAL and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) experts have reiterated that Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE)  was key to empowering young people in and out of out school to make informed decisions about their life choices.   By Michael Gwarisa Speaking during a virtual discussion that was organised by the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) and Right Here Right Now (RHRN), Mr Sendisa Ndlovu, the Programs Officer for SAYWHAT said CSE was not about sex education but embraces the aspects of children’s rights and empowerment which in turn prevent them…

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An Ambulance For Each District Or We March- Activists

HEALTH activists mainly from Harare have vowed to take President Emerson Mnangagwa head on following government’s recent move to purchase more than 50 vehicles for Chiefs. By Michael Gwarisa Speaking to HealthTimes in Kadoma recently, Director of The Aids and Arts Foundation (TAAF), Emmanuel Gasa said it was time to send a message to government and the only opportunity the health sector will get to air their grievances. “In this new dispensation lets not relax, this is the time for activism with a purpose. We need to take President Mnagagwa…

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