‘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
Recognition of civil partnerships stirs controver
CAROLINE (21) gazes at her toddler and recollects how the monotony of the coronavirus lockdown led her into a controversial love affair.
By Global Press Journal Feb. 10, 2023
Woman challenges wilful transmission of HIV charge
A HARARE woman has approached the Constitutional Court (ConCourt) challenging her placement on remand.
By Desmond Chingarande Feb. 10, 2023
Constitution, customary law conflict a minefield: Makarau
“At times, culture and the Constitution are in open conflict, making the traditional leader sit in between the two stools most uncomfortably.” Justice Rita Makarau
By Tell Zim Jan. 19, 2023
Are restrictive abortion laws good for women’s reproductive health? (Part 2)
The women perceived the law as contributing to serious reproductive health hazards because by unintentionally encouraging illegal abortions, it exposed women to serious health consequences.
By Kamurai Mudzingwa Jan. 15, 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
Child marriages rampant in farm compounds
Speaking at Matoranhembe High School during the launch, Gumbochuma said economic and cultural challenges were fuelling cases of child marriages in farming compounds.
By Varaidzo Mudewairi Dec. 18, 2022
Shock as Parly passes ‘Patriot Bill’