Children are the torch bearers of the future on the continent and therefore it is vital to groom them whilst young for this great responsibility.There are classes and so many differences between children on the continent emanating from the type of education received, religious beliefs, political orientation, economic factors, race and gender affecting the well-being, … More ‘Leave no child behind for Africa’s development’.
The Forum for African Woman Educationalists –Zimbabwe chapter (FAWEZI) yesterday (12 June 2018) attended the launched the Zimbabwean School Health Policy at Blakiston Primary School in Harare .This policy comes as a means to endorse positive health factors and alleviate health risks among learners. The school health policy was conjointly developed by the Ministries of … More FAWEZI attends ZIM School Health Policy launch.
Many times I have watched women following careers they did not initially train for. Colleagues who are graduates in Industrial Psychology and Secretarial studies have become expert bankers, graduate scientists have joined the insurance industry, a technical graphics teacher is running a successful Non-Governmental Organisation: the list is endless. Today’s successful farmers are coming from … More Step up on career guidance in schools
As a representative from #faweziAlumni ,a network of young men and women who are eager to see gender disparities in education reduced , I would not have missed out on such an opportunity- to meet our President, Emmerson Mnangagwa and particularly hear his responses to ‘women’s issues’. I just had to be there paying attention … More WOMEN’S CONVERSATION WITH ZIM. PRESIDENT –ECHOES FROM A YOUNG LADY.
Introduction It is not often that one gets to be among women from all walks of life, and I mean literally all walks of life, who are focusing solely on issues that affect them. Issues that our male colleagues usually refer to as ‘nyaya dzemadzimai’ or ‘women issues’. The 18th of May 2018 was one … More WOMEN’S CONVERSATION ON GENDER EQUITY WITH THE PRESIDENT -EMMERSON MNANGAGWA.
Though Zimbabwe is known for high literacy rates in Africa, many girls still struggle to access basic education in the country. The country has an estimated 1, 2 million orphans and vulnerable children who dropped from school (2012 Census report) and of these, more than half are girls. In Harare South where Chiedza Child Care … More Ending the long sabbatical for vulnerable girls from poor and marginalized communities of Harare Southern district!
‘My marriage did not last for long, I was back at my mother’s house within a year and that is when I decided that I wanted to go back to school’. These were the words of 19 year old *Angela as she narrated her ordeal in an early marriage. “I regret dropping out of school … More SECOND CHANCE EDUCATION- ‘a path to rebuilding lives’.
FAWEZI joined the UNESCO team in celebrating the Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) prize worth $50 000 awarded to Sihlengeni Primary School and the launch of the 2018 ESD prize on the 15th of February. The celebrations and launch which were held at Sihlengeni Primary were graced by representatives from UNESCO, Public Service Commission, the … More FAWEZI JOINS IN CELEBRATIONS OF UNESCO ESD AWARD WINNER.
The inception of the 16 days of Activism against Gender Based Violence, has witnessed how different nations world wide commemorate these days with the passion they deserve. This is an event which no one serious about this issue wants to miss. The efforts to end violence against women and girls is commemorated
The debate on reducing the cost of sanitary towels has never received serious attention since it was introduced in parliament by Honourable Priscilla Misihairambwi. In 2014 she moved a motion on sanitary ware she highlighted how most girls and women could not afford buying sanitary ware and advocated for a reduction in cost. She also … More CONFRONTING THE CHALLENGE OF SANITARY PADS