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Press Release: SASA Together awareness phase community champions training

Harare, 17 May 2022: Forum for African Women Educationalists Zimbabwe Chapter (FAWEZI), Action Aid Zimbabwe (AAZ), Family Aids Caring Trust (FACT) and community champions from Shamva and Chitungwizwa converged in Domboshava today for the SASA Together awareness phase training. The three-day training is meant to equip community champions with skills to reduce Violence Against Women […]

International Day of the Girl Child 2021 PRESS STATEMENT

The Forum for African Women Educationalists Zimbabwe Chapter (FAWEZI) joins the rest of the world in commemorating International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC) under the global theme “Digital generation. Our generation.”  IDGC, is celebrated every year on the 11th of October acknowledging the importance, power, and potential of adolescent girls by encouraging the opening […]

Creating safe spaces for girls during COVID-19

By Michele Munatswa, Information and Communications Officer, Forum for African Women Educationalists Zimbabwe (FAWEZI) Chapter “I had lost all hope as I witnessed my parents fight physically and verbally daily during the COVID19 induced National lockdown with no one to talk to.  I started having nightmares and suffered from depression and to escape my reality […]

Reduced gender-based violence as men participate in the redistribution of chores in the home

By Michele Munatswa, Information and Communication Officer – Forum for African Women Educationalists Zimbabwe (FAWEZI) Chapter “When everyone understands that we all have power within, then it will be easy to achieve gender equality and equity. It becomes easy to share chores at home so that the burden of unpaid care work is not mostly […]

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 […]