Gender Based Violence

The Pandemic’s Toll on Women COVID-19 Is Gender-Blind, But Not Gender-Neutral

A health worker demonstration in Paris, France, June 2020
Martin Barzilai / HAYTHAM-REA / Re dux
It began as a mysterious disease, a novel coronavirus soon designated SARS-CoV-2. As countries shut down their economies to slow its spread, it became a global recession as well. Then, in April, the United Nations warned of another dimension to the emergency—a “shadow pandemic” of violence against women raging behind closed doors.

SADC Gender Protocol 2015: Zimbabwe

The 2015 Zimbabwe SADC Gender Barometer country report reflects on the country's progress towards advancing gender equality, women's rights and women's empowerment. This occurred as Zimbabwean gender activists also took stock of opportunities and challenges around meeting the country's 2015 targets linked to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Protocol on Gender and Development (SADC Gender Protocol).

Zimbabwe National Gender Based Violence Strategy 2012 - 2015

lt gives me great pleasure to present the National Gender Based Violence Strategy (2012- 2015) which is a commitment of the Government of Zimbabwe to eradicate Gender Based Violence and promote Gender Equality. Zimbabwe ratified the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in 1991, the Protocol to The African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa in 2007 and the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development in 2009.

Subscribe to RSS - Gender Based Violence