ZIMBABWE has been urged to adopt and accede to the United Nations Convention Against Torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment if the country is to be considered internationally as a nation upholding human rights which is pivotal in the international re-engagement process. ...Read more Comments Off on Zim urged to adopt Convention Against Torture
The United Nations has expressed deep concern at reports of people being raped and tortured in the ongoing crackdown against dissent in Zimbabwe and demanded President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government to act to end the impunity. ...Read more Comments Off on UN condemns Zim rights abuses
Modern slavery is a crime against humanity. Although some types of enslavement, like sex trafficking, are widely known, others hide in plain sight. Enslavement happens in many industries — including restaurants, domestic work, electronics, construction, textiles, steel and seafood. ...Read more Comments Off on Fact check: How many people are enslaved in the world today?
UNITED Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has appointed Aeneas Chapinga Chuma of Zimbabwe as his deputy special representative for Recovery and Governance of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL). ...Read more Comments Off on Chuma lands UN top post
JUNIOR Chamber International of Zimbabwe ( JCI) and United Nations (UN) have embarked on a joint career guidance programme targetting all schoolgirls throughout the country as part of the UN agency’s Millenium Development Goals.
November 14, 2012
In simple terms, poverty is mainly inadequate food, shelter and healthcare. And hunger has now laid siege on one-and-a-half million Zimbabweans, according to recent Press reports ...Read more Comments Off on A rising tide lifts all boats