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.
Former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe finally resigned yesterday, ending his 37-year iron fist rule of the country Zimbabwe’s parliamentarians erupted in wild celebrations as the announcement was made that Mugabe had resigned “with immediate effect”.
Youth participation in peace building and reconciliation is very vital towards national development. Unequal distribution of resources, politics of patronage and government failure to provide basic social services are some of the factors compromising the attainment of peace within Zimbabwean communities. The role of young people in preserving peace and co-existence is very critical at this point in time when the country is currently transiting from the 27 year rule of Robert Mugabe. Organizing for Zimbabwe Trust spoke to young peace builders from Epworth and Domboshava to hear their concerns and how they are working to address these challenges....
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