ROOTS yesterday had a religious and traditional leaders dialogue covering GBV and Child Marriages isssues. At the end of the day the leaders present made a commitment to be champions in their communities and to actively participate in the fight against SGBV and Child Marriages.
ROOTS last Friday had a community dialogue on TOP with the Muslim community at Stapleford for the first time! Deliberations unmasked many topical issues and some of them being that abortions are happening and conducted in unsafe ways and that most girls and women are selling sex and pregnancy isn’t good for business. Some of the young girls are indulging at a young age and end up getting pregnant and because of wanting to conform
This November is turning out to be a busy month for us. Last week we had SDP and youth interface meetings in Gandanzara ,Rusape. The meeings revealed that service provider attitudes are a barrier for young people to access SRHR services as well as the distance that is there from their homes to the clinic because they do not have money. The service providers really need to provide services that young people seek and maintain
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
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