Sharon Mazingaizo

Zimbabwe’s Fight Against Cholera: WHO and UK Government Join Forces to Establish Life-Saving Treatment Centres.

Zimbabwe is facing a surge in cholera cases, with reports of over 18,000 cases, 71 confirmed deaths, and more than 300 suspected deaths across all 10 provinces. As of 16 January, 396 people had been hospitalised, the ministry of health announced. Zimbabwe reported its first cholera case in February 2023 in Chegutu, about 100km west […]

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Uncovering the Truth: The Escalating Abductions in Zimbabwe and the Call for Action.

In a joint statement released on Tuesday, Amnesty International, Southern Defenders, and Human Rights Watch have urged Zimbabwean authorities to take immediate action in addressing the surge in abductions and arbitrary detentions. “Zimbabwean authorities must immediately address the escalating cases of abductions, arbitrary detention, torture and killing of parliament members, opposition political activists, and human

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Beyond the Shadows: The Reality of Physical and Sexual Violence Against Women in Zimbabwe.

From November 25: The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. Zimbabwe is recording an increase in domestic violence and gender-based violence (GBV). The most common form of violence that women experience in the country are sexual violence, intimate partner violence and child marriage. According to Musasa, an NGO working to empower women and girl

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Empowering girls in Zimbabwe to overcome period poverty.

How one organisation is making a difference in the country’s fight against period poverty. Period poverty is a widespread issue in Zimbabwe that is worsened by an economic crisis. Young girls and women from underprivileged backgrounds cannot afford sanitary products, restoring to use rags as the cost of period products continues to rise. Period poverty

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Democracy Under Siege: Images of main opposition MPs ejected from Parliament Reveal the Erosion of Democracy in Zimbabwe.

The images that appeared on Thursday afternoon are what comes to mind when democracy ends. The videos and images circulated on social media showed main opposition Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) MPs being violently ejected from parliament and being manhandled by the police after they protested the swearing in of the recently elected Zanu PF

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