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Dispatches: Ending Child Marriage in Zimbabwe

Dewa Mavhinga Senior Researcher, Africa Division Last week, Zimbabwe’s Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced that the government is developing laws to make it a criminal offense to pay lobola (bride wealth) for girls under age 18. It was…

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News and Press Release
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HRW
Posted:
31 Mar 2016

Zimbabwe

Zimbabweans Resort to Selling Off Livestock to Ease Hunger

Sebastian Mhofu CHIPINGE, ZIMBABWE — Here at Chachacha village in southeast Zimbabwe, men force their cattle into a truck bound for market. Drought brought on by particularly severe El Nino weather patterns has left 14 million people…

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News and Press Release
Source:
VOA
Posted:
30 Mar 2016

Zimbabwe

Tzu Chi’s relief mission in Zimbabwe

Because of the drought in Zimbabwe, Taiwan Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation deliver 440 tons of rice to reduce crisis of the food shortage. The relief mission benefit almost 200,000 in 42,000 families. In Mt Darwin, Mashonaland…

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News and Press Release
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Tzu Chi Foundation
Posted:
27 Mar 2016

Zimbabwe

Lack of water is a stumbling block to gender equality in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s Minister of Water, Environment and Climate, Oppah Muchinguri has decried lack of sufficient clean water as a stumbling block to achieving gender equality. She said girls were often forced to miss school because of searching…

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News and Press Release
Source:
AfDB
Posted:
25 Mar 2016

Zimbabwe

ZPP Monthly Monitoring Report: Human Rights Violations (February 2016)

THEMATIC OVERVIEW Theme: Uncharted Territory Current political dynamics have ushered the country in general and Zanu-PF in particular into uncharted territory with unprecedented developments occurring. The humiliating water cannon attack on war veterans who for long have been…

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Situation Report
Source:
ZPP
Posted:
25 Mar 2016
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WFP Southern Africa El Niño Situation Report #2, 23 March 2016

HIGHLIGHTS A total of 31.6 million people are food insecure in the region, according to the Southern Africa Food and Nutrition Security Working Group. This figure represents the number of food insecure people at the peak of…

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Situation Report
Source:
WFP
Posted:
24 Mar 2016
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Zimbabwe

Water Crisis in Zimbabwe

By Andrew Mambondiyani MUTARE, Zimbabwe, Mar 22 2016 (IPS) - A narrow dirty trail snakes through what used to be a small dam in Mpudzi Resettlement Scheme south of the eastern border city of Mutare. And what…

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News and Press Release
Source:
IPS
Posted:
22 Mar 2016

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Situation Report #5, 10 March 2016

Highlights United States Ambassador to Zimbabwe, His Excellency Mr. Harry K. Thomas Jnr, officially hands over a US$10 million contribution to WFP at a signing ceremony held in Harare on 3 March, 2016. WFP extends its Lean Season…

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Situation Report
Source:
WFP
Posted:
21 Mar 2016
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