Shot in arm for girls in remote areas

Community Podium A GROUPING of five organisations have come together to assist over 13,000 girls in the most remote parts of Zimbabwe to access education through the Supporting Adolescent Girls’ Education (SAGE) project. The SAGE project is funded by UK Aid through the Girls’ Education Challenge and is being implemented by a grouping of five […]

ZYWNP speaks on its Access to Information campaign initiative in Mutoko

The Zimbabwe Young Women’s Network For Peace Building (ZYWNP) has been running an Access to information intervention in Mutoko for the past year where they have been requesting authorities for information regarding Government’s position around the construction of schools and resource mobilization for education facilities. The initiative was also an opportunity for ZYWNP to provide a platform […]

Cervical cancer a nemesis to women

Despite the fact that cancer of the cervix is preventable, it is the commonest cause of death in women in Africa.

Health experts say in many parts of the continent, cervical cancers are not identified or treated until advanced stages due to insufficient access to reproductive health care services, effective screening and early treatment. Read more about Cervical cancer a nemesis to women

WASN Community dialogue meeting

Women and AIDS Support Network (WASN) held a community dialogue on the 12 of July 2017 on access to information at WASN’s offices in Eastlea Harare. The objectives of this community dialogue were to ensure that women and girls have access to information on Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid (VIAC) services and to assess the levels of information dissemination offered at clinics and hospitals. Read more about WASN Community dialogue meeting

WASN Breakfast meeting and Wilkins Hospital visit

As WASN is part of the ATI campaign being spearheaded by MISA, letters were written to the Director of City Health to enable WASN staff interview health personnel at Wilkins Hopital on the uptake of VIAC by women and girls, on 22 June, 2017. After the approval WASN had an opportunity to interview the Sister in Charge of VIAC services. Below are the officers who were present and what transpired thereafter. Read more about WASN Breakfast meeting and Wilkins Hospital visit