‘One out of four pregnancies involves juveniles’

Shamwari yeMwanasikana programmes co-ordinator Esnara Kativhu said they responded to a number of cases of teenage pregnancies.
By Vanessa Gonye Feb. 13, 2024

Young women, girls suffer in inheritance disputes

Chifamba said desperation also exposed the young women and girls to child trafficking syndicates, some involving their relatives.
By Nhau Mangirazi Dec. 30, 2023

Greedy in-laws disinherit children: Rights groups

Padare programmes officer, Meseli Nyoni, said there was a need to ensure that minor children are not disinherited. 
By Nhau Mangirazi Dec. 28, 2023

Bullying should be stopped: CSO

She said the organisation was training teachers and parents’ committees and children to be each other’s keepers, adding that peer support was vital in reducing bullying in schools.
By Lorraine Muromo Dec. 14, 2023

Water challenges push Harare women to brink of poverty

This came to light on the sidelines of the Borehole Diaries, an event hosted by Shamwari YeMwanasikana at various Chitungwiza water collection points.
By Lorraine Muromo Dec. 4, 2023

Climate change shocks fuel period poverty

Many young women have had to survive the challenges of period poverty through green skilling initiatives and climate change adaptation.
By Lorraine Muromo Nov. 6, 2023

Nurse recruitment bottlenecks handicap women

Statistics show that the female-to-male nurse ratio is almost 80% to 20%.
By Silence Mugadzaweta Jan. 15, 2023

Another teenager dies giving birth at shrine

Analysts blamed incidences of early child marriages on failure by authorities to arrest culprits, mainly in the apostolic sects where the practice is rife.
By Sharon Buwerimwe and Lorraine Muromo Oct. 8, 2022