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International Women’s Day: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world - Message from the Zimbabwe Spotlight Initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls

8 March 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a dim light on the progress made in achieving gender equality by 2030 in Zimbabwe as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. A little over one year since…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Govt. Zimbabwe, UNFPA, ILO, UNDP, UNICEF, UNCT Zimbabwe, EU, UN Women
Posted:
07 Mar 2021
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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe oranges justice in solidarity to end violence against women

Rotten row magistrate calls for violence free society 4 December 2019, Harare: Today, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) in partnership with United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women) illuminated the Rotten…

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News and Press Release
Source:
UNFPA, UN Women
Posted:
04 Dec 2019
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Zimbabwe

New research paints poignant picture of intimate partner violence in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe now has its first comprehensive baseline study on the prevalence of Intimate Partner Violence but the road to justice remains rocky for women survivors. Date: 02 January 2014 Harare — When Kim*’s husband was diagnosed with HIV,…

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News and Press Release
Source:
UN Women
Posted:
06 Jan 2014

Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe, women with HIV leading change, claiming their rights

As a woman with deteriorating health due to HIV, Phillipa Marisa, 60, used to agonize over the legacy that she would leave her children. Since her husband’s death from AIDS she had become dispossessed from her…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UN Women
Posted:
05 Jun 2012

Zimbabwe

A new coalition takes the lead on women’s constitutional rights in Zimbabwe

Women from across Zimbabwe have celebrated the launch of a strategic high-level women’s coalition. The voluntary group will lobby to ensure that the new constitution, currently being drafted, will deliver on gender equality and empowerment for…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UN Women
Posted:
19 Apr 2012

Zimbabwe

Binga women in Zimbabwe make history on the Zambezi River

“I used to sell fish under the trees, and carry fish on my head. I would wake up at 4am to walk a long distance to buy fish from the fishermen. Now I sleep and wake…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UN Women
Posted:
21 Mar 2012

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe to include gender perspective in fiscal policy review

Zimbabwe's Minister of Finance Herbert Murerwa declared in August 2005 that his mid-term fiscal policy review would include gender interventions "to mainstream gender in all aspects of the development process," and particularly to "improve access to productive resources." His commitments…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
UNIFEM
Posted:
21 Mar 2011