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Govt, European Union, UN launch Spotlight Initiative to end violence against women, girls

The Government of Zimbabwe, the European Union and the United Nations today launched a multi-year Spotlight Initiative to assist women and girls realize their full potential in a violence-free, gender-responsive and inclusive Zimbabwe. Delivering a keynote at the launch, President Mnangagwa in a statement read on his behalf by Hon. Minister Prof.

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9 out of 10 girls believe women leaders suffer discrimination, sexual harassment – Plan International report

(VANCOUVER): A vast majority of girls worldwide – including in Zimbabwe - want to take leadership positions in the workplace, politics and wider society, yet more than 9 out of 10 believe as women leaders they will suffer widespread discrimination and sexual harassment, reveals new research by child rights organisation Plan International.  Close to 10,000 girls and young

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Tackle root causes of migration to protect refugees and displaced people from leaving their homes

NEW YORK, UN Headquarters, United States—“African countries have a long record of keeping their borders, doors and hearts open to refugees and internally displaced people – an example not followed by everyone in the world,” said António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations. "The best way to protect refugees and displaced

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IOM COMPLETES BASELINE FOR 4 CYCLONE IDAI AFFECTED DISTRICTS

Harare – IOM Zimbabwe conducted baseline assessments in 4 Cyclone Idai affected districts from 29 March to 7 April. The assessments which were done in close coordination with the Government of Zimbabwe, UN Women and Caritas Zimbabwe covered areas such as Chimanimani, Chipinge, Mutare and Buhera. According to Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Zimbabwe 2019, “In

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