Byo experiences decline in teen pregnancies

She said guidance and counselling was a learning area which came in as part of the social sciences.
By Vanessa Gonye Jun. 11, 2024

Midwives celebrated for saving lives

Swedish ambassador to Zimbabwe Per Lingarde said midwives were unsung heroes.
By Vanessa Gonye May. 24, 2024

Maternal deaths still ‘unacceptably high’

In her 2023 annual report, UNFPA country representative Miranda Tabifor commended the government for its efforts in addressing maternal health issues.
By Vanessa Gonye Apr. 14, 2024

GBV derails gender equality efforts

The International Women’s Day is commemorated on March 8 annually in honour of women whose contributions and efforts usually go unnoticed.
By Vanessa Gonye Mar. 12, 2024

GBV survivors’ project launched

In Zimbabwe, the project will be piloted in Matabeleland North’s Bubi district before being spread to other provinces.
By Vanessa Gonye Feb. 28, 2024

GBV survivor uses photography for activism

She said most of her visuals speak volumes of the life she lived under the guise of “marriage”.
By Nyasha Gorogodo Dec. 10, 2023

Govt urged to ensure women, girls’ rights

Gender-based violence is one key area that is sadly threatening to undo the gains made for women and girls in the country.
By Staff Reporter Jul. 30, 2023

Call for more maternal health awareness

Addressing journalists on Tuesday, United Nations Population Fund reproductive health specialist, Edwin Mpeta said Zimbabwe was struggling to reduce maternal mortality.
By Vanessa Gonye Jul. 27, 2023

Opinion: Is 18 years age of consent feasible in Zim?

According to the Zimbabwe Demographic Health Survey nearly 40% of girls and 24% of boys are sexual active before they reach the age of 18.
By Zororai Nkomo Jan. 8, 2023