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28 April 2020
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New UNFPA projections predict calamitous impact on women’s health as COVID-19 pandemic continues

More than 47 million women could lose access to contraception, leading to 7 million unintended pregnancies in the coming months. New York, USA, 27 April 2020 - As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the... Read more

14 April 2020
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Lockdown with your abuser: Over 700 GBV in 11 days

The first blow on the face over delays in serving lunch was just like any other, the pain similar to what she had gotten used to over the past five years. It was the second blow, on the mouth that... Read more

14 April 2020
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Survivors of gender-based violence need access to services in times of crisis, especially during COVID-19 lockdowns

ZIMBABWE—Life-saving services for survivors of gender-based violence will continue to be offered during Zimbabwe’s COVID-19-related lockdown, such as those offered by Bubi Shelter in Bubi district.... Read more

5 March 2020
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Inspired by others, male sex worker pushes for key populations' rights

Lawrence Phiri is the director of Zimbabwe Rainbow Community (ZRC) a male sex worker led organization in Zimbabwe. He was born on the 1st of November 1987 in Gweru. Here is his story. I became... Read more

19 December 2019
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“Parent to Child Communication (PCC) helped me open up about my status”

Hurungwe - When Winney Mukoreka (57), of Rufaro Farm in Hurungwe - Mashonaland West province, discovered that she was HIV positive in 2013 – she knew she wanted to share her status with her children... Read more

13 December 2019
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"We just wanted to save life," Cyclone Idai Nurse

Chimanimani - When cyclone Idai hit the eastern part of Zimbabwe, on 15 and 16 March 2019, Chimanimani and Chipinge districts in Manicaland Province were the most affected and hardest-hit.  The... Read more

6 December 2019
Press Release

European Union, partners launch Mobile One Stop Centre campaigns under the Spotlight Initiative

Harare, Zimbabwe, 06 December, 2019 –  In the 16 days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence period the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Government of Zimbabwe with the support of... Read more

19 November 2019
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Zim pledges to halve maternal mortality rate

Nairobi- ZIMBABWE has pledged to cut by half its maternal mortality from 651 to 325 per 100 000 live births by 2030. This commitment was revealed at the ongoing International Conference on Population... Read more

18 October 2019
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Spotlight Initiative raises awareness of gender-based violence among peer educators in Zimbabwe

MANICALAND, Zimbabwe—At the vocational training centre where he is studying, there is “a lot of abuse” in the form of sexual harassment, often perpetrated by young men, says Elijah Chipise, 20. “... Read more

27 August 2019
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Ingidzai Chawasarirai’s story: “Sista2Sista mentorship club gave me a second chance in life”

Ingidzai Chawasarira (24) became a mother at the age of 14 after dropping out of school. ‘I gave birth to my first born in 2010 when I was 14 after dropping out of school. I was shy to associate... Read more

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