Vehicle Shortages Hamper Victim Friendly Unit’s Response To GBV In Zim

THE Zimbabwe Republic Police’s (ZRP) Victim Friendly Unit (VFU) is currently experiencing resource constraints chief among them being the lack of vehicles to attend to incidences of rape and Gender Based Violence (GBV) as there are nor specific vehicles dedicated for VFU duties. By Michael Gwarisa The VFU was established in Zimbabwe in the year 1996 to proactively and reactively police crimes of sexual nature committed against women and children in a manner sensitive to the victim. Speaking during a Media Sensitization Workshop on reporting of Sexual and Gender Based…

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