Latest Rains Expose Urgent Need for Climate Change Resilient Community Infrastructure

Zimbabwe has just begun experiencing the 2021/22 rainy season allaying fears of a drought season which was becoming a great concern especially for rural peasant communities. However, the rains have come in the form of windy storms accompanied with heavy lighting, further exposing the communities to new forms of risk and disasters. In Nkayi District... Continue Reading →

Enhancing Right to education and Accountable School Governance through SDCs Empowerment

In strengthening the protection of children's right to education and meaningful community development through civic engagement and social accountability, yesterday (Wednesday 10 Nov 2021) Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights conducted a human rights accountability training for St Peters Primary and Sizalendaba Secondary School Development Committees (SDCs) in per-urban Bulawayo ward 17 community. Commenting during the... Continue Reading →

St Peters Residents Hold Environmental Accountability Engagement Meeting

Residents from Bulawayo’s Ward 17 peri-urban Hyde Park community in St Peters Village held an environmental rights accountability engagement meeting that was attended by Bulawayo City Council (BCC), the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) and the Forestry Commission. The issues that were discussed in the meeting included: Deforestation of Mazwi Nature Reserve and firewood poachingSand poachingWaste... Continue Reading →

Include Older People in Digital Technologies – MIHR

The 2021 United Nations International Day of Older Persons (UNIDOP) is being commemorated under the theme “Digital Equity for All Ages” predicating the need for access and meaningful participation in the digital world by older persons. As Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights (MIHR) we take this opportunity to call on the government of Zimbabwe to adopt an... Continue Reading →

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