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Matabeleland begins to expirience 2020 climate change impact

This is Nsezi River (between ESibomvu and Mbizingwe) in Matabeleland South province of Zimbabwe, normally it would be over- flowing in this time of the month but due to climate change effects its dry. Climate change is real and here … Continue reading

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Bulawayo Youths Stand Up for Rights of the Elderly

Youths in Bulawayo, on 02 January 2020 organized an event to recognise the rights of the elderly at Bulawayo’s Entembeni Old People’s Home honouring the elderly with blankets, clothes, foodstuffs and toiletries. The function was organized by Friends of Elitah … Continue reading

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MIHR INFLUENCES NATIONAL POLICY ON SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND RIGHTS

On the 23rd of October 2019, Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights (MIHR) attended a Parliament of Zimbabwe 2020 Budget Consultation convened jointly by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Finance and Economic Development and Thematic Committee on SDGs on the 2020 … Continue reading

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"With renewed determination, we all need to stand up for human rights" UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Raising our voices is essential to the creation of a future of peace, justice and sustainable development. And this has been a year of tremendous activism – notably by young people. In every region, people are working for hope. From … Continue reading

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2019 Human Rights Day Message from the UN Secretary-General

This year, on Human Rights Day, we celebrate the role of young people in bringing human rights to life. Globally, young people are marching, organizing, and speaking out: For the right to a healthy environment…For the equal rights of women … Continue reading

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“We can’t guarantee deploying nurses speaking local languages”: Zimbabwe Government

The Government of Zimbabwe has poured cold water in prospects of fully implementing the Constitutional provisions on linguistic rights (Section 6) as well as detects of international provisions such as the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging … Continue reading

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Ndebeles are foreigners, refugees and migrants – Zim minister

The Zimbabwe Deputy Minister of Informatio, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Mr Energy Mutodi has labelled minority Ndebele people who occupy the western side of Zimbabwe as migrants and refugees in the country. On the 3rd of September 2019 Mutodi posted … Continue reading

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