Zim activist lands top UN post

She was also appointed the first African Union Goodwill Ambassador on Ending Child Marriage.
By Nhau Mangirazi Jan. 4, 2024

VillageRhapsody: Women's vulnerability to climate change often overlooked

Women’s land rights have a wide-reaching impact on food security, eliminating hunger and poverty, reducing gender-based violence, and on tackling climate change.
By Evans Mathanda Dec. 31, 2023

Zim home to 1m child brides: Unicef

A landmark 2016 Constitutional Court judgment declared child marriages unconstitutional and set 18 years as the minimum age for girls and boys to consent to marriage.
By Sharon Buwerimwe Oct. 5, 2023

Shock rise in HIV+ teens

The gap lies in resourcing the level of scale-up needed and investing in additional measures to promote uptake in vulnerable and marginalised groups.
By Vanessa Gonye Sep. 14, 2023

‘MPs must advocate for stiffer penalties for child marriage offenders’

MPs had demanded that Parliament should do something to protect the girl child from early marriage during a sitting last week.
By Harriet Chikandiwa May. 24, 2023

‘Climate change shocks, hunger fuelling child marriages in Zim’

Available statistics indicate that child marriages are rampant in the country, with% 34% of girls getting married before the age of 18 and 5% before they turn 15.
By Lorraine Muromo May. 6, 2023

Teen mother’s death: Fresh details emerge

Delight, who will be laid to rest today at her family home in Chivhu, dropped out of school and got married before completing her Grade Seven.
By Miriam Mangwaya Jan. 7, 2023

Political will needed to fight child marriages

Zimbabwe has in the past years recorded a surge in child marriages which is rife in the apostolic sects.
By Newsday Jan. 6, 2023

Early marriage and its devastating effects

Their parents passed away, and at 15, Elizabeth had already started engaging in sex work in order to earn a living.
By Tafadzwa Mwanengureni Dec. 29, 2022