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Community initiative against GBV pays off

BY PHYLLIS MBANJE GENDER-BASED violence (GBV) is a global vice that continues to threaten women and girls’ security and often leaves the survivors ...
Population, development conference underway in Kenya

Population, development conference underway in Kenya

President Uhuru Kenyatta Roselyne Sachiti in Nairobi, Kenya The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) was of ...
Expectant mothers, children get relief

Expectant mothers, children get relief

EXPECTING mothers and girl children are often forgotten during times of disasters such as tropical cyclones and floods, and they often end up bear ...
ED bemoans high maternal deaths

ED bemoans high maternal deaths

By Phyllis Mbanje President Emmerson Mnangagwa has expressed concern at the high number of women dying during childbirth and pledged government ...
Psychosocial support, safe spaces a stitch in time

Psychosocial support, safe spaces a stitch in time

Source: Psychosocial support, safe spaces a stitch in time | The Herald April 19, 2019 Psychosocial support is important as it helps individuals and ...
Child marriages in Zim: The elephant in the room

Child marriages in Zim: The elephant in the room

At 21, Tendai Matekenya is already a divorced mother of two having endured a seven-year abusive marriage. By Moses mugugunyeki Young expecti ...
Safe Shelter, a haven for violence survivors

Safe Shelter, a haven for violence survivors

TWO police officers man the gate at Safe Shelter in Hauna, Nyanga. There are a few structures dotted around the yard, looking almost ordinary, but beh ...

Government ringfences cancer budget

Rumbidzai Muparutsa Government has spent $3 million on cervical cancer control and will ensure that allocations received from the Reserve Bank of Zim ...
Imprisoned GBV offenders to receive special rehab

Imprisoned GBV offenders to receive special rehab

MUTARE - Imprisoned gender-based violence offenders will soon be targeted for specialised rehabilitation in new interventions meant to rid the cou ...
‘Gender-based violence rife’

‘Gender-based violence rife’

HARARE - Gender-based violence (GBV) against women remains rife in the country, with one in two women without education experiencing spousal viole ...
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