SECOND CHANCE EDUCATION- ‘a path to rebuilding lives’.

‘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 JOINS IN CELEBRATIONS OF UNESCO ESD AWARD WINNER.

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.

CONFRONTING THE CHALLENGE OF SANITARY PADS

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

More Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights talk sessions in Schools.

Last week we wrapped up our Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) talk sessions at 4 of our remaining project schools in the Epworth – Mabvuku – Tafara District. We visited Tafara I, Oriel Girls, Tafara 2 and Domboramwari High schools where we spoke to over 150 learners per school on issues related to managing … More More Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights talk sessions in Schools.

‘Keeping the school leaver busy 2’

Avoiding the idle mind The idle mind can be removed by the school leaver through, engaging in activities which keep their mind active. School leavers may engage in activities such as recreational activities ( aerobics, swimming, ball games etc), participating in  volunteer work, finding out about their chosen career, doing something they have never done, … More ‘Keeping the school leaver busy 2’

Giving the Youth a Voice in Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) 2.

Having shared that youth need to be participants and not observers in creating solutions to the problems around Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) in our previous article we continue to say the adolescents have the power to make a change. They have leaders among them. Leaders whom they adore, emulate, admire and leaders who … More Giving the Youth a Voice in Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) 2.

Giving the Youth a Voice in Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) .

Some 50 years ago in Zimbabwe, the issue of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) was a closely guarded secret. Parents were at pains to explain where children came from, but today this has become part of our rights issues. What has changed for SRHR to move from being considered taboo to become such critical … More Giving the Youth a Voice in Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) .

SRHR TRAINING FOR HIGH SCHOOL LEARNERS.

We had an eye opening training session on Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) with over 300 pupils from Epworth and Mabvuku High. Our main aim in partnership with Padare/Enkundleni/Men’s Forum on Gender and Disabled Women’s Support Organization (DWSO)  was  to measure the knowledge levels on SRHR and also give the adolescents a space to … More SRHR TRAINING FOR HIGH SCHOOL LEARNERS.