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Men’s Sports Gala

Posted on November 11, 2019

A men’s wellness sports gala was held at Jumbo stadium in Mazowe on the first day of November and all the three participating wards under culture actions took part in a soccer tournament. It went a long way in spreading our three focus areas as more than 500 people attended the event. In regards sexual reproductive health partners, there were teams from the ministry of health and the Zimbabwe National Family planning Council who were
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NEAPACOH Meeting

Posted on November 5, 2019

On the 18th of October, ROOTS under the RHRN platform had a breakfast meeting with parliament of Zimbabwe. The breakfast meeting had its main objective in following up on commitments made by Zimbabwean Parliamentarians who attended the meeting.The Zimbabwe delegation comprised of ROOTS, ZNFPC, WCOZ and Dr Labode, Hn Jasmine Tofa, Hn Tongofa, Yeukai Chuma, Edna Mafuruse, Nancy Chabuda and Tendai Changamire who is the Right Here Right Now National Coordinator. In 2017 the Zimbabwe Parliamentary
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2019 International Day of the Girl Child

Posted on November 4, 2019

As part of the 25th commemorations of the International Day of the Girl Child, ROOTS in partnership with Higher Life Foundation hosted a colorful event for young people at Tendai Hall in Bindura on the 11th of October 2019. The event was well attended with over 500 Adolescents and Young People from schools within the district. A number of ROOTS’ key stakeholders including ZNFPC, Child Line, NAC were also in attendance and contributed to the
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The time to discuss unsafe abortions has never been more urgent in Zimbabwe, where nearly all abortions are clandestine and approximately 40 percent of these abortions result in complications such as severe bleeding, infection and even death. Though the exact figures of women and girls who have died from unsafe abortions is not known, a study showed that abortions are the fifth leading cause of pregnancy-related deaths in Zimbabwe. The situation is made worse by
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All about Period Pain

Posted on August 7, 2019

The technical term for period pain is dysmenorrhoea. It derives from an ancient Greek expression which literally means ‘difficult monthly flow’. Around 80% of women experience period pain at some stage in their lifetime. You can suffer from period pain from your early teens right up to the menopause. Most women experience some discomfort during menstruation, especially on the first day. But in 5% to 10% of women the pain is severe enough to disrupt

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