“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
When Kim*'s husband was diagnosed with HIV, he began to subject his wife to unrelenting emotional and physical abuse.
Women political activists in rural Zimbabwe have told Amnesty International they have been threatened with violence a
A small garage in Chitungwiza has become a centre of hope and rejuvenation for victims and perpetrators of gender bas
The United Nations (UN) has been slammed for its silence on Zimbabwe and the campaign of politically motivated rape,
As we were growing up, we used to hear a story about Nigerian immigration that best illustrated corruption in Africa:
Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) in Zimbabwe are routinely arrested, unlawfully detained and subjected to ill-tre
The Research Advocacy Unit (RAU) has attacked government for failing to enact laws that criminalise politically-motiv
Civic society leaders in Mutare say holding elections this year would be a recipe for disaster.
Members from the Women of Zimbabwe of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) were indiscriminately beaten by police in Bulawayo yester
The introduction of the National Youth Service Programme (NYSP) in 2001 saw an upsurge in politically motivated rape
There would you go for assistance if you were the victim of rape?
There should be no impunity for the perpetrators of rape and it is important for Zimbabwe to set up a multi-sectoral
The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition joins the world in commemorating the 16 days of activism against gender based violen
As calls for an early election grow louder, the country's civic society groups want government to launch a countrywid
The Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) and the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) recently conclu
I remember when I was a small child and in middle of the night and early hours of the morning I heard a cry, a scream
SENATOR for Beitbridge constituency, Cde Tambudzani Mohadi, has launched the Zimbabwe Republic Police chapter of the
So the 16 Days of Action against gender-based violence (GBV) comes around again.
THIRTY-TWO year-old Chipo Banda (not her real name) has lost count of the number of times she has had to lie to expla
Tasha Ncube* has no kind words for the police.
As Zimbabwe joins the rest of the world in commemorating the 16-days of activism against gender violence which begin
HARARE – Esther Masvikeni (not her real name) is 17 years old but looks twice her age and has just found out th
Hundreds of young Zimbabweans trying to flee their country's tough regime arrive in South Africa every day as the nat
Rutendo Munengani, wife of MDC-T legislator for Glen View North Fani Munengami, says she will never forgive President
Why are you raping us and raping kids? If you cannot propose, come to us women, we will connect you.
"When the tenth man finished raping me they said they were going to rape my daughter.
Cases of serious sexual violence, including the recent rape of at least one woman by soldiers on an invaded farm, are
Women's rights groups have urged the establishment of a Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission in Zimbabwe as p
In Tackling Violence against Women WOMANKIND Worldwide shares the stories, struggles, and strategies of people in Zim
"In a Dark Time", a documentary film about sexual abuse in Zimbabwe perpertrated by pro-government militia,
In 2008, political violence erupted throughout Zimbabwe as a result of highly contested national elections.
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
On March 29,2009 Zimbabwe went to the polls to elect its next government until 2013.
Since Valentine's Day 2003, women belonging to the human rights organization Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) have been
A 23-year old woman was captured by government youth militia in north-eastern Zimbabwe and dragged to their camp near
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