She must cover up?! : Reflections on the #MiniSkirtMarch


On Saturday 4 October 2014, Zimbabwean women, led by Katswe Sistahood, launched the #MiniSkirtMarch- a protest against men who publicly harass women for their dressing, especially at commuter omnibus ranks. The messaging of the #MiniSkirtMarch was about women refusing to have the way they dress dictated to us or to be used as an excuse… Read More She must cover up?! : Reflections on the #MiniSkirtMarch

Zim human rights defender wants stronger institutions


**I am reposting this from an article written by the Newsday on my acceptance onto the YALI Fellowship Programme ** Pan-African human rights defender, Rumbidzai Dube, wants strong institutional structures to promote accountability and good governance.   She says the invitation to participate in the first ever Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Washington Fellowship in June… Read More Zim human rights defender wants stronger institutions

#CSW58- MDG 6: Combating HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases


I saw a headline in one of yesterday’s papers which said: “MDC official succumbs to Malaria.” Yes, Malaria, as a disease only becomes topical when it kills a prominent individual. Outside such circumstances, the media pays it very little, if not, no attention. Yet malaria remains one of the biggest health problems our country has… Read More #CSW58- MDG 6: Combating HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases