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A Second Chance to Education

After losing both her parents who were the source of income, life became very difficult for thirteen years old Sipho (Not real name) and her siblings who wanted to further their education but could not due to lack of financial support. She dropped out of school in grade four in 2018 and started helping her […]

Ward level Community Sensitizations on the TORCHES Project and SASA! Together and Asset Mapping and selection of Community Champions and Community Leaders.

  FAWEZI conducted Community Sensitizations on the Project and SASA! Together in Wards 16, 24 and 28 (Shamva) on the 25th and the 26th of March 2021 respectively and in Wards 10 and 18 on the 30th of March in Chitungwiza. FAWEZI then selected 35 Community Champions and 15 Community Leaders from Shamva and Chitungwiza […]

Chitungwiza Stakeholders Refresher Training on Referral Pathways and the Protocol on the Multi-Sectoral Management of Sexual Abuse and Violence in Zimbabwe

  FAWEZI in partnership with Action Aid Zimbabwe (AAZ), Leonard Cheshire Disability Zimbabwe (LCDZ) and Family Aids Caring Trust (FACT) is implementing the Towards Resilient Communities with Health Equity and Safety for All, (TORCHES) Project in Shamva and Chitungwiza Districts The project aims to create communities where women and girls, including people with disabilities, are […]

Orientation of non teaching staff in addressing SGBV and SRHR

On the 23rd of October 2020 FAWEZI held a workshop with the non-teaching staff in primary and secondary schools from Muzarabani District.  The Training focused on identification, reporting, and responding to Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV), Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and Harmful practices. The training was done in line with the […]

Review of School level Codes of Conduct

On the 12th and 13th of November 2020 FAWEZI  met with representatives from our Shamva and  Chitungwiza project schools to review their draft school level Codes of Conduct. This was in line with our project ‘School Related Gender Based Violence (SRGBV) – A Whole School Approach – Pilot Initiative.’  We also invited representatives from Teacher’s […]

Tuseme /Speak out training for learners

From the 23rd to the 27th of November 2020 FAWEZI held learner trainings using the TUSEME/Speak Out girls empowerment model in project schools in the Bulilima Districts. The participating schools were Usher Primary and Secondary, Dombodema and, Sikhathini high and Mnigau Primary. Tuseme is a student-centred empowerment model that uses theater-for-development techniques to identify and […]

Statement on the International Day of the Girl Child 2020

The 11th of October marked the world International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC) as declared by the United Nations in 2011. It is a key Global observance which is dedicated to the observation and recognition of the girls’ rights and the unique challenges they face. This 2020  IDCG  was commemorated  under the theme, “My […]