Author: robert

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Domestic violence: still a private matter in Zimbabwe

When the Domestic Violence Act came into being in 2007 it was held as one of the most progressive laws for the advancement of women in the fight again ...

How to help youth realise their sexual and reproductive health rights

Traditionally, in Zimbabwe it is taboo to discuss sexual education with adolescents. Normally policymakers and community leaders avoid discussions abo ...

To what extent are our gender initiatives informed by evidence?

As part of the Gender Challenge Initiative, Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS) with support from the Research Tr ...

Young people and sexual health eforum launches

The Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service has launched its first online consultation on the challenges young people face in r ...

Zimbabwe: Angry HIV+ groups demonstrate against National AIDS Council

Hundreds of people living with HIV confronted Zimbabwe's National AIDS Council yesterday accusing it of spending too much of the country's Aids levy o ...

Research underway into why men are shunning circumcision as programme numbers fall short

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Zimbabwe (CDC Zimbabwe) said it has started to think about new ways to influence Zimbabwean men t ...

Local Gokwe women trained as researchers to reduce the ‘fear factor’

More than 30 women from Gokwe district, Zimbabwe have been trained in data collection in order to diffuse the’ fear factor’ informants experience when ...

Sweden grant $30 million for women and children programmes in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s social sector suffered greatly as a result of more than a decade of economic and political challenges making it difficult for many women an ...

The challenge Zimbabwe women face accessing identity documents

Many women in Zimbabwe face numerous challenges accessing identity documents. These challenges range from unaffordable charges, difficult attitude of ...

Alcohol policy being developed in Zimbabwe to address risky sexual behaviour

An alcohol policy is being developed in Zimbabwe, which health officials hope will help curb the spread of HIV and AIDS. ...
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