Chiefs in Victoria Falls have joined the crusade to end child marriages by introducing programmes and customary laws which discourages the scourge of teenage marriages.
A FORM Four pupil at Nemane Adventist High School in Tsholotsho secretly gave birth at school and dumped the baby in a Blair toilet.
THE president of the Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe (ACCZ), Archbishop Johannes Ndanga, said the organisation will not protect anyone found guilty of promoting or engaging in child marriages using church beliefs.
BINGA villagers have accused some teachers working in their communities of impregnating pupils resulting in a high percentage of school dropouts in the district.
Many children in Matabeleland South are in similar and if not worse predicament with her. Widespread poverty and disruption of education services has led to the increase of pregnant teenagers and children labourers who are working in hazardous conditions as a means of survival.
Nyasha sits down with her daughter on her lap, tears trickling down her face. Her boss has not been treating her and her child well since she started working as a maid in Chinhoyi town.
Wide spread hunger has been a challenge facing Zimbabwe for almost a decade now and Chivi district in Masvingo province has been recorded as one of the most affected areas.
As she walks down the street, she struggles to take the next step and fears to face the world as she will now be called irresponsible young girl in the community after she fell pregnant while in school.
Karuru, October 26, 2016 – THIRTY-THREE year old Rumbidzai Matara looks older than her age and deeply depressed as she narrates what is troubling her soul.Draped in a white dress, she is a member of Johanne Masowe apostolic sect in Karuru area under Chief Kazangarare situated about 65 kilometers north of Karoi town.
THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD Danai Hove (not her real name) approaches a Mercedes parked before a line of bottle stores at Zengeza 2 shops in Chitungwiza.
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