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3 December 2020
News

Treatment & support centre for survivors of Gender Based Violence launched in Zimbabwe under Spotlight Initiative to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Girls

Press Release Treatment & support centre for survivors of Gender Based Violence launched in Zimbabwe under Spotlight Initiative to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Girls ….as the EU, GoZ,... Read more

10 November 2020
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UNFPA to respond to GBV needs in Cyclone Idai affected areas under ZIRP project

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations’ sexual reproductive health agency and lead agency on Gender Based Violence (GBV) with support from the World Bank, under the Zimbabwe... Read more

2 November 2020
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Government of China responds to maternal health needs in Cyclone Idai affected areas

The Ministry of Health and Child Care with support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and funding from the People’s Republic of China, has conducted training in Basic Emergency Obstetric... Read more

16 October 2020
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UNFPA supports partners in mining, traditional and religious communities to respond to GBV under Spotlight Initiative

GBV in mining communities According to a 2016 – 2019 Centre for Natural Resource Governance research in selected geographical mining areas in Zimbabwe, women living in the country’s mining areas are... Read more

11 October 2020
News

Embracing the hopes and dreams of millions of girls for a gender-equal world

By Dr. Julitta Onabanjo The story of 12-year-old Amanda in Zambia, who has large dreams, is the story of millions of girls across Africa. She sees a hopeful future ahead, one in which her voice is... Read more

11 October 2020
Statement

Let’s listen to girls and uphold their rights

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of the Girl 11 October 2020     It is every girl’s right to speak and to be heard. Today, on the International Day of... Read more

11 October 2020
Press Release

UN Country Team in Zimbabwe joint message on International Day of the Girl Child “My Voice, Our Equal Future”- Amplifying the voices of girls on gender equality

Today the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Zimbabwe pays tribute to adolescent girls in the country as the world marks the International Day of the Girl Child under a global theme - “My voice,... Read more

30 September 2020
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Production of cloth masks from cloth wraps: how a seemingly “small” innovation has gone a long way to reduce GBV risks in COVID19 pandemic

When the obligation to wear masks in all public spaces was issued – as much as it seemed a reasonable thing to protect all from COVID 19 spread – this had a further impact on GBV. Those who were not... Read more

26 September 2020
Press Release

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic UNFPA and partners call for greater efforts to ensure access to contraceptives for women and girls

                         Harare, Zimbabwe, 26 September, 2020 – In the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic and on World Contraception Day, the UN’s reproductive health and rights agency – the... Read more

15 September 2020
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Village Head, a GBV Male Champion and Role Model

“As Padare Men’s Forum on Gender, we use different tools to engage men and boys in the fight against Gender Based Violence (GBV), with the aim of challenging patriarchal power, domination, harmful... Read more

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