First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa is consulting legal experts to help come up with legislation to protect female tertiary students from sexual harassment at colleges and the workplace while on industrial attachment. "Sexual harassment at colleges and during student attachment must be nipped in the bud and perpetrators of such violence brought to book," she said.

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Harare — Child labour and other human rights violations are putting the lives of workers at risk in the Zimbabwean tobacco industry. According to research by a human rights organisation, children work in hazardous conditions, performing tasks that threaten their health and safety or interfere with their education.

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20 November, 2017 - A new feature film titled "Forgiven" that unravels issues of child prostitution, bad influence and drug abuse is set to hit the screen before the end of the year.

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October 23 - Government has completed drafting a Bill, which outlaws child marriages in line with the provisions of the Constitution, newly appointed Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Retired Major-General Happyton Bonyongwe has said.

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14 January 2017 - A Sub-Saharan Africa Study Report on the Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism (SECTT) was launched recently at the Holiday Inn Hotel, Harare by the Honourable Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry of Zimbabwe, Dr Walter Mzembi, who is also the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Regional Commission for Africa Chairperson, and the African Union Candidate for the position of UNWTO Secretary General. The launch was a joint initiative by ECPAT International and the Zimbabwe National Council for the Welfare of Children (ZNCWC) and the Ministry of Tourism and Hospitality Industry.

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26 October 2016 - The scourge of child marriages has been a topical issue across the globe lately- with Zimbabwe having its own share of the limelight. There is also a growing consensus that legislators are key in shaping the campaign to end child marriages in the country.

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11 October 2016 - The Zimbabwean girl child is part of a large and vibrant global generation poised to take on the future, if a positive enabling environment is created for her. Zimbabwe is also contributing to the ambitious goal for gender equality in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which highlights the preponderance of disadvantage and discrimination borne by girls everywhere across the ten provinces of the country on a daily basis.

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28 September 2016 - The South African Basic Education minister, Angie Motshekga was in the country recently for a series of meetings with her Zimbabwean counterpart, Dr Lazarus Dokora to see how the two countries may collaborate going forward. In the press conference held just after their engagement, she showered praises on the local education system and expressed keenness to adopt some of Zimbabwean methods of operation.

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EDITORIAL, 23 May 2016 – The decision by the Harare Municipality to embark on a mandatory HIV testing of pupils in all council-run primary schools as part of a health education, is ill-conceived and could entrench stigma and traumatise those suspected to be infected.

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26 janvier 2016 - La Cour constitutionnelle du Zimbabwe a interdit mercredi 20 janvier 2016 le mariage des mineurs, afin de réduire le nombre d'unions forcées. Les défenseurs des droits humains espèrent que cet exemple pourrait faire tâche d’huile dans toute l’Afrique.

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