Members of the Diplomatic Community in Zimbabwe in collaboration with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) celebrated International Women’s Day in an inimitable event attended by more than 180 guests.
Harare, 1 December 2012- With the support of the Royal Embassy of the Netherlands andUN Women, the Musasa Project organised a conference on Women and Peace, on 29 to 30 of November in Harare, Zimbabwe during the 16 Days of Activism to End Gender-based Violence.
During the recent visit of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, at a meeting organized by the Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe (WCOZ) and facilitated by UN Women Zimbabwe, more than 30 women from various organisations gathered at the United Nations complex in Harare.
Among the concerns shared, was the lack of access to quality health care for many Zimbabwean women, and its effect on the rising maternal mortality rates. 960 out of 100,000 women die in child birth according to the 2010-2011 Zimbabwe Demographic Health Survey.
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), in partnership with the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the Southern African Police Chiefs Cooperation Organisation (SARPCCO), is implementing a regional project aimed at developing effective law enforcement responses to violence against women and children in So
PRETORIA, 25 November 2010. On 17 December 1999, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 54/134 designating 25 November the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
Rozaria Memorial Trust will host a community prevention awareness gathering at Marumisa village as part of the 16 days of activism activities for 2009. This is the community where the late Mbuya Rozaria Dizha was known a "chipanga mazano".