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Today, UN Women in 🇿🇼, @PachotoTribe & @MinofWomenZim are launching the #ViolenceFreeSpaces campaign under the European Union funded @GlobalSpotlight . The campaign is focusing on eliminating #GBV in public spaces & making them safe for women & girls. #ViolenceFreeSpaces
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Artistes have a role to play in fighting #GBV against women and girls. Renowned artiste Ubaba Albert Nyathi reciting his “My daughter” poem to the #ViolenceFreeSpaces bus passengers in Umzingwane district. @NyathiAlbert @GlobalSpotlight @euinzim @UNZimbabwe @unwomenafrica
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Day 4 of the @GlobalSpotlight #ViolenceFreeSpaces in Umzingwane district, today the bus stopped at the @assoczach one stop centre at Esigodini District Hospital. The one stop centre provides timely support to #GBV survivors w/various services. @PachotoTribe @UNZimbabwe
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The #GBV services available at the @assoczach Esigodini District Hospital one stop centre include: - psycho-social support -legal support -medical support -victim friendly and protection support #ViolenceFreeSpace @PachotoTribe
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Ongoing! #InternationalDayOfPeace public lectures at @Africa_Univ in Zimbabwe. Young people are key to a peaceful world. Let's include & involve them in peace building initiatives. @UNDPZimbabwe @UNWomenZimbabwe @SwedeninZW @Sida @IrlEmbPretoria @unescoROSA @UNESCO
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Day 3 in Umzingwane District, Mat South Province, on the @GlobalSpotlight #ViolenceFreeSpaces campaign bus, we are joined by Ubaba Albert Nyathi who is engaging with men and women to dive deep on possible solutions to end #GBV in public spaces. @NyathiAlbert @PachotoTribe
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Women and men in Habane-Umzingwane say “No to #GBV. Join the campaign, create #ViolenceFreeSpaces for women and girls. @euinzim @UNZimbabwe @GlobalSpotlight @NyathiAlbert @PachotoTribe
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Today our Spotlight Initiative #ViolenceFreeSpaces campaign bus is in Umzingwane district, Matebeleland South province. Passengers are discussing #GBV in public spaces,key drivers+possible solutions to mitigate #GBV & create safe public spaces for women + girls. @PachotoTribe
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In Umzingwane district, Matebeleland South Province, men have committed to create safe public spaces for women & girls. Join the #ViolenceFreeSpaces campaign, keep women and girls safe in 🇿🇼. @GlobalSpotlight @euinzim @PachotoTribe @UNZimbabwe @unwomenafrica @MinofWomenZim
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With support from Spotlight Initiative UN Women is in Mutare holding a 3 day Traditional Leaders Conference on Ending Violence Against Women and Girls and other Harmful Practices in Manicaland Province,Zimbabwe. @UNZimbabwe @masvova @ManicaPostZim @WagZimbabwe
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Deputy Minister of Public Works & Local Government, Hon. M Chombo celebrated the conference as a historic event & an opportunity for traditional leaders to come together to develop a policy and institutional framework to be implemented to end harmful practices in 🇿🇼.
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Hon. Ellen Gwaradzimba - Min of State for Provincial Affairs, Manicaland Province, welcomed participants & highlighted the importance of the @GlobalSpotlight’s well coordinated efforts to end #GBV & celebrated the involvement of traditional leaders & grassroots level engagement.
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Manicaland Provincial Chief Senator Makombe urged UN Women in 🇿🇼 to support the development of by- laws that address child marriages in Manicaland province. @masvora @WagZimbabwe @euinzim @GlobalSpotlight @UNZimbabwe @MinofWomenZim @ManicaPostZim @HeraldZimbabwe @CityofMutare
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Representatives of youth groups including IAGs, IFPs and AWLN Youth Caucus drafting recommendations for UN Women Zimbabwe's strategy on youth during the Spotlight Light-Bulb Moments Workshop on Youth. @iagzim @AWLN_Zimyouth @unwomenzw @UNZimbabwe @SAPST
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Creating safe spaces for women and girls starts with you. Today we challenge you to say, do, and think positive! #ViolenceFreeSpaces @nikkiinthestars @NyathiAlbert @thecomicpastor @PachotoTribe
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Women and girls have the right to dress the way they want to! There is no excuse for abuse. #ViolenceFreeSpaces @NyathiAlbert @unwomenafrica @unzimbabwe @GlobalSpotlight @euinzim @PachotoTribe @MinofWomenZim
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Day 4 of the #ViolenceFreeSpaces campaign, the campaign bus stopped at the @euinzim funded @GlobalSpotlight Epworth One Stop Centre, women & girls are learning about various #SGBV services offered & various referral pathways available. #ViolenceFreeSpaces @PachotoTribe
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