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August 27, 2015

Education key to ending child marriage in Rural Areas

EDUCATION is key in the fight against early child marriages, especially in remote or rural areas. With awareness campaigns by organizations like Real Open Opportunities for Transformation Support (ROOTS), the rural community is being enriched with enough knowledge about early, forced and child marriages. ROOTS advocates for economic and social justice and the organization is […]

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August 31, 2015

SADC PF holds a dialogue on child marriage laws

The Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum (SADC-PF) and AWEPA hosted the Parliamentary Dialogue on Child Laws in Johannesburg South Africa on the 3rd and 4th of February. The objective of the dialogue was to sensitize the Members of SADC-PF to the issue of child marriage and its consequences. A further goal was to convince […]

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October 18, 2018

International Day of the Girl Child commemorations

Our International Day of the Girl Child commemoration in pictures: On the 11th of October we spent our day at Shingirirai High School as we unpacked the reason behind the day. It goes without saying that the Girl Child still experiences multiple vulnerabilities which if not addressed will be a hindrance to attainment of Goal […]

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October 29, 2018

ROOTS host Girls Wellness Fair in Bindura

Real Open Opportunities for Transformation Support (ROOTS) hosted a Girls Wellness Fair in Bindura last Friday at Maizelands Secondary School in Bindura. ROOTS has noted with concern that child marriages are still occurring in the target area and one of the main drivers being barriers to the access to SRHR information. For many of young, […]

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November 1, 2018

Women’s Liquid soap making skills training in Mazowe

As ROOTS we provide alternatives for women in the communities we serve, bearing in mind that monetary issues can be the root causes to abuse. Our team is in Mazowe this week, focusing on empowering women with liquid soap making skills as a way of trying to reduce and end GBV. This liquid soap making […]

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November 13, 2018

The ROOTS Talk Show

It’s finally happening!! The ROOTS talk show started last Friday night, the 9th of November 2018. The ROOTS talk show is a platform created for young people to discuss issues that affect them at schools, at home and in society in general. As ROOTS we are aiming to be an Adolescents and Young People Infohub. […]

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December 13, 2018

What is it about 16 Days of Activism?

WOMEN are the face of development. When they are educated, healthy and participate effectively in key development activities, there is an undeniable ripple effect on the well-being of communities and nations at large. Yet, gender-based violence takes away their ability to fully utilise necessary basic human rights and consequently diminishes the potential of communities and […]

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