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23 August 2019
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Bathabile’s story – “I did not know that I had rights as a sex worker”

Twenty-six (26) year old Bathabile is a sex worker. Having lost her parents at a very young age she was left in the care of her grandmother. She was forced into sex work to take care of her herself... Read more

23 August 2019
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“I couldn’t finish school because my parents couldn’t afford it; there were too many of us to take care of”

Growing up 28-year-old Patricia Sigauke from Chibuwe village in Nyanyadzi, about 350km outside the capital Harare had ambitions of being a nurse. Sadly, she was not able to continue with school... Read more

23 August 2019
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"The Safe Shelter saved my life"

Soneni Ndlovu was only 17 years old and enjoying her life, like any young person – she felt like she had everything she dreamed of in store for her until her life was turned upside down.  She was... Read more

23 August 2019
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Reaching key populations with essential services

Ashley Phiri looks and sounds like the proverbial girl next door. The twenty-year-old Bulawayo resident has a bubbly demeanor and laughs easily. Today, she is smartly dressed in a navy dress and... Read more

23 August 2019
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"Sista2Sista helped me get my life back on track"

Vimbai Shumba is 18 years old. When she failed her Ordinary Level (O’ Levels) exams in 2016, she thought her aspiration to go back to school and study again had reached a dead end. Her father had... Read more

22 August 2019
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Cyclone Idai survivor: I knew that at this hospital I would deliver my baby safely

Maria Mwakutukusa (20) from Muchadziya area of Chimanimani was airlifted from her village to Chipinge District Hospital at the height of the devastation of Cyclone Idai. With the destruction of the... Read more

21 August 2019
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“Family planning was not readily available during our days”

Fifty-five (55) year Evelyn Nyaruwe from Nemutenzi village in Nyanyadzi Hotspings of Manicaland province is a mother of 8 children. She says for women of her age it is not uncommon to have such large... Read more

19 August 2019
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“I realized that it had been a huge mistake to engage in unprotected sex"

Vimbai Nyirenda, 18 from Ganye Village in Gokwe South of Midlands province sits on the floor in her mother’s kitchen hut. Her mother, Gladys, 52 sits next to her and occasionally plays with the baby... Read more

30 July 2019
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On the road to Nairobi: Remembering to stay fit and healthy in Zimbabwe!

With less than 100 days to go before the Nairobi summit the UNFPA Zimbabwe  team is remembering to stay fit and healthy! In one of many events this year we commemorated our 50 year anniversary and 25... Read more

12 July 2019
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WPD Celebrations 2019 in Zimbabwe: President ED Mnangagwa officially opens Tariro Clinic and Youth Centre

  The Government of Zimbabwe, United Nations agencies and partners celebrated World Populations Day by officially opening Tariro Clinic and Youth Centre during celebrations held in Hopley, Harare.... Read more

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