Gango 47: African Youth- Whats Your Role, Youth Not Pawns...STOP IT, A Tale of a 9 Year Old Prostitute, Opportunities

A Tale of a 9yr old Prostitute, African Youth What's Your Role? Opportunities
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No Justification for Child Sexual Exploitation

The sexual exploitation of little girls is on the rise. There have been cases of sexual exploitation of innocent girls in Epworth, Beitbridge, Chitungwiza, Hopley to mention a few places. However, the one which has shocked us all is the one still fresh in our minds involving the nine-year-old little girl.

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Youth Participation and Empowerment: An Analysis of Youth Participation in Governance Processes in Zimbabwe.

Introduction

The importance of the youth as the present and future of the African continent and any other part of the world has long been identified with policies, charters, constitutions, ministries, departments, trusts and organizations being established for the purposes of developing the youth for leadership roles. The role of young people in development discourses has been emphasized by local political leadership, institutions and the global community. With the United Nations’ Sustainable Development goals valuing the role of young people in their achievement, the African Union’s Agenda 2063 has also put faith in women and youth for it to be inclusive, sustainable and achievable.

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PODCAST: The voice of a Parliamentarian on Government's Commitment Towards The Provision of Free Sanitary Pads to School Going Girls

During menstruation, about 4 days per month can be lost on average, which can add up to 528 days of schooling across the years that a girl should be in school. ....

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Video of the Week

VIDEO: Challenges to Youth Participation: The Story of the Street Child

Homeless, always by street corners begging for food, money and other valuables, the life of young people living on the streets is a nightmare.

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STORIFY: Child Prostitution... A Tale of 9 Year Old

Last week there was an uproar on social media over the escalating child prostitution in the informal settlements of Caledonia, Hopley Farm, Epworth and Hatcliffe where young girls, young as nine are selling their bodies for survival. This came after a local organisation, Kwatswe Sisterhood exposed a nine (9) year old girl, running by a pseudonym Lady B, who’s involved in prostitution.

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Community Organization Profile

Youth Initiatives for Community Development (YICD)

Youth Initiatives for Community Development is a youth driven, non-profit making, community organisation based and operates in Mutoko District, Mashonaland East Province.

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Communities in Action

Domestic Violence Instigated by Siblings

Domestic violence is highly recorded and talked about as it occurs between spouses. Most of the work around ending domestic violence and promoting peace in the home is carried out to end abuses perpetrated by either the men or the woman on either one of them.

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Africa in Focus

'Our Task is to Prevent Illegal Migration by Developing Africa'- AU Chairperson

Prof. Alpha Condé , President of Guinea Conakry and Chair of the African Union, was recently in China where he represented the continent at the Ninth BRICS summit and also took part in the China-Arab States Trade Fair. In the following exclusive interview with Cameroon Tribune, President Condé talks about China-Africa cooperation, relations with BRICS, reforming the AU, terrorism, illegal migration and a host other burning subjects.

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Feature

African Youth: What Is Our Responsibility?

The immensity of youth in Africa in terms of population has been a subject of discourse among many forums in different contexts. The youth demographic has been lauded by some as a resource that needs to be tapped into for the benefit of the continent and discredited by others as a strain on available resources and a source of the ills faced in their respective communities such as high crime rates and radicalization by terrorist groups among others.

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Youth Interface Rallies….Young People not Pawns: Stop It

The ongoing provincial Youth Interface rallies currently being held by President Mugabe ahead of the 2018 harmonized election are a mere platform to take youths for granted by the ZANU PF party and a waste of the meager national resources.

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Opportunities

Please NOTE: Opportunities are updated on the website daily, always visit the website here to get the latest opportunities, as some are not availed in this newsletter.
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VACANCY: Drivers, Bulawayo

Purpose of the Position:

To provide safely driving services to the organization. Carrying staff to and from different work locations and ensuring that program vehicles are well maintained.

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VACANCY: Field Officers - Binga

Implement project’s field level activities in the district of operation for the improvement of learning of girls and boys in school (or out of school) in accordance to the project goals and targets.

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Opportunity for Young Women Aspiring to Run for Political Office

The Institute of Young Women Development (IYWD) a young Feminist organisation is providing an opportunity for transformational political leadership training, mentorship and connecting young women with former current and prospective women political leaders across generations.

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UN-Habitat Youth Photography Competition – #Weareclimatechange

Here is your opportunity to add your voice to the foremost conference on climate change, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s 23rd Conference of Parties (COP-23) that will be hosted in the historical city of Bonn, Germany, from 6th -17th November 2017.

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SENIOR OFFICER, PARTNERSHIP TEAM (MATERNITY COVER)

Deadline: 8 October 2017

Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage is looking for an outstanding individual with experience of working with and strengthening civil society organisations to join its dynamic Partnership Team.

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FULLY FUNDED MASTERS & PHD SCHOLARSHIP OFFERED AROUND THE WORLD 2017-2018

 Fully funded Masters and Phd scholarship offered around the world 2017-2018
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Tyre Sales Representative - Gweru / Midlands,Zimbabwe

A reputable company in the Automotive industry looking for a Tyre Sales Representative to join their team to cover the Gweru / Midlands area.

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Nieman Foundation International Fellowship 2018 in Harvard University

A Nieman Fellowship is an extraordinary, transformative learning opportunity open to journalists working in all media in every country around the world. Those selected for the program spend two full semesters at Harvard auditing classes with some of the university’s greatest thinkers, participating in Nieman events and collaborating with peers. Nieman Fellows are also able to audit classes at other local universities including MIT and Tufts.

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Deputy Chief of Party – Zimbabwe Maternal , Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) and Family Planning (FP)

FHI 360 is seeking applications for a Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for an anticipated five-year Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) and Family Planning project in Zimbabwe, focused on improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health services in targeted areas through a combined MNCH/FP activity.

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An Exclusive Embassy Exhibition on Education Opportunities

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Job Vacancy: Program Manager (Fixed Term Contract-Full Time)

The Programme Manager reports to the Director for Hivos Southern Africa Hub and is responsible for the implementation of all aspects of the RSRHR Fund. The Programme Manager directly supervises the programme unit.
 
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