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FAWEZI HOLDS 5TH AGM

Forum for African Women Educationalists-Zimbabwe Chapter (FAWEZI) held its 5th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on the 30th of August 2019. The AGM ran under the theme “Promoting Equitable, Inclusive, and Quality Lifelong Education in Zimbabwe.” It was attended by FAWEZI members from all the ten provinces of Zimbabwe and other senior education officials including Provincial […]

Counselling and Therapy Workshop in Chitungwiza

FAWEZI recently hosted a Guidance and Counselling Training workshop for teachers. The workshop was held at Chaminuka Primary School in Chitungwiza. The teachers underwent training on general counselling and therapy training, as well as a specific theory and practice lecture regarding drug related counselling. We also had a SRHR service mapping in schools exercise. Thank […]

Action Aid Zimbabwe Inception Meeting

FAWEZI took part in the Action Aid Zimbabwe inception meeting for the “Empowered Adolescent Girls for Improved Quality of Life” project as one of the implementing partners this week. FAWEZI National Coordinator Lydia Madyirapanze gave a presentation on the FAWE Tuseme / Taura unzwike/Khuluma uzwakale Girls empowerment Model during the meeting. The goal of the […]

Service Provider Meeting in Shamva

FAWEZI recently traveled to Shamva to speak with service providers and the District School Inspector about SRHR services offered in the community, and gaps to adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) accessing services. A theme that came up consistently during the workshop was the lack of privacy individuals experience throughout the service provision process. Possible […]

Menstrual Hygiene Day Preparations

As part of our preparations for Menstrual Hygiene Day, FAWEZI is collecting sanitary ware to give to girls in need. Contribute to our 1 month sanitary pads collection drive and help us donate sanitary pads to disadvantaged girls in selected project areas in the Chitungwiza and Shamva Districts. The sanitary pads will be handed over […]

SRHR Service Providers Dialogue

Barriers to Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services and information put girls’ health at risk. Inconsistent laws and policies relating to the age at which girls are able to access SRHR services without parental consent; stigma and taboo around the sexual activity of adolescents; a lack of comprehensive sexuality education, and other inconsistencies continue to […]

Global Action Week for Education (GAWE)

The international Global Action Week for Education (GAWE) kicks off today – ( 24 April to 1 May ). The overarching theme for 2019 is ‘Making the right to an inclusive, equitable, quality, free public education a reality.’ This annual week of action calls on urgent attention to invest in the future of all learners […]

Update on FAWEZI Bursary Beneficiaries

FAWEZI’s bursary support program is working! Check out who we have helped pass so far and be inspired to support more vulnerable girls and young women. To bring an out-of-school girl back into education, to help a young mom get her O levels, or to keep an at-risk girl in school, click the link! https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/fawezi-20-girls/

The SRHR Dialogues Continue

More Sexual and Reproductive health Rights (SRHR) dialogues and more opportunities for FAWEZI to speak with school girls about the challenges they are facing. At Shamva’s Ming – Chang Primary School the girls echoed issues of harmful religious and cultural practices as one of the major threats to their well-being. We had an emotional session […]