Gango 57:Restoring the Girl Child's Dignity, a Big Step Towards Ending GBV, Drug Abuse- The Macro Effects of Unemployment

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Restoring the Girl Child’s Dignity a Big Step towards Ending GBV

Organizing for Zimbabwe Trust joins the rest of the world in commemorating the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence......

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Change is Meaningless Without Young People Involved

Historically, young people are known of their energy and vibrancy in confronting situations and their power is acknowledged both locally and internationally. No wonder, this year’s African Union 2017 Day of the African Child theme focused mainly on harnessing the youth demographic dividend towards inclusive growth and development of Africa.

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PODCAST: MPs React to The New Political Order- Say Economic Growth a Priority

Parliamentarians from both the ruling party Zanu Pf and the opposition parties welcomed the resent political developments that saw the former President Robert Mugabe resigning after 37 years of ruling and Emmerson Mnangagwa taking over as President. Organizing for Zimbabwe Trust spoke to members of parliament to hear their views on the new political order. These were their reactions:

 

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Drug Abuse: The Macro Effects of Unemployment

Said to have the highest youth unemployment in southern Africa, Zimbabwe is one of the struggling economies in the world. According to unofficial statistics only 480 000 people were formally employed, down from 3, 6 million in 2003. Young people can’t find jobs and as a result have taken drugs as a pastime

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STORIFY: Will Mnangagwa Deliver...or He'll be Another Mugabe?

Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa who recently took power from Robert Mugabe has become the face of hope for most Zimbabweans. Having ruled Zimbabwe for almost four decades, Mugabe has brought nothing but plunder, corruption, misery and poverty in Zimbabwe.

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Community Organization Profile

Center for Youth Empowerment and Development Trust (CYEDT)

Center for Youth Empowerment and Development Trust (CYEDT) is a nonpartisan and nonprofit making community based youth organization and operates in areas surrounding Mashonaland Central.

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Communities in Action

WoDAZ enhancing lives through the Asithuthukeni project

WODAZ, a community organization based in Gwanda has established the Asithuthukeni Goat Rearing project aimed at unlocking the financial barriers of women and widen their access to business opportunities, resources and income in order for them to avert the financial dependency to sustain their livelihoods which expose them to domestic violence.
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Africa in Focus

New Dynamic in Europe-Africa Relationship?

It was almost the summit that never was. Just weeks before the fifth AU-EU summit in the Ivorian capital, Abidjan, a furious row between members of the African Union put the whole event in question.

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Feature

16 Days of Activism: A collective Call to End GBV

From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, and the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a period when the whole world deliberate and focus on key challenges, opportunities and progress made towards the attainment of basic human rights and gender related violations of human dignity.

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Gender Based Violence an Obstacle toward Women Empowerment

The 21st century saw a rise in the number of feminism institutions and a multiple of treaties on women’s rights and gender equality has been signed. With the erection of such institutions the lives of women have improved in a commendable way.

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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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Monash International Leadership Scholarship 2018

Monash University is offering a number of scholarship programs including the Monash University International Leadership Scholarships for outstanding international students who wish to pursue an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Monash University.

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Manager, Research Initiatives, Human Rights Funders Network

Human Rights Funders Network (formerly International Human Rights Funders Group – IHRFG) is a global network of grantmakers committed to advancing human rights through effective philanthropy. The network comprises approximately 350 grantmaking institutions around the world.

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Call for AYM Hubs Coordinators

Thanks to our Coordinators leading AYM Hubs on the ground all over Africa, our youth uprising is growing stronger every day and we want you with us every step of the way!

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International Major Entrance Scholarship 2018 (University of British Columbia)

International Major Entrance Scholarships (IMES) are awarded to exceptional international students who are entering undergraduate programs at UBC. Students receive their IMES when they enter their first year at UBC, and the scholarships are renewable for up to three additional years of study.

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Internship Opportunity (The World Economic Forum, Geneva)

The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation.

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Analyst, Access to Medicines

The Analyst will be a key member of the CHAI Zimbabwe Access Programs team and is expected to provide analytical rigor for all access work related to drugs access solutions for HIV and TB as well as mHealth solutions.

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Analyst, Laboratory Systems

Founded in 2002, by President William J. Clinton and Ira C. Magaziner, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (“CHAI”) is a global health organization committed to saving lives, reducing the burden of disease and strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world.

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VACANCY: Finance Intern

 
CNFA is seeking applications for USAID/Zimbabwe’s Food for Peace Amalima Program. The Amalima program has the following strategic objectives: (1) improve household access to, and availability of, food (2) improve community resilience to shocks and (3) improve the nutrition and health of pregnant and lactating women, boys and girls under two.
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Program Officer,Zimbabwe at FHI360

  • Programme Summary:

    FHI360, through the Zimbabwe HIV Care and Treatment (ZHCT) Project will increase the availability and quality of care and treatment services for People Living with HIV (PLWHIV) primarily through community based interventions that complement the public sector as part of the multi-sectorial response led by the Government of Zimbabwe.

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Call for Papers: Young African Leaders Journal of Development (Edition II)

The Young African Leaders Forum (YALF) invites interested Africans to submit research articles for publication in the second edition of its Young African Leaders Journal of Development (YALJOD).
 
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Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program 2018-19

The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program at the University of Toronto is intended to recognize international students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and creativity and who are recognized as leaders within their school.

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