Tag: activism

Community Stories (UNDEF PROJECT),

‘To end child marriage is to break cycle of poverty’

ON Tuesday Zimbabwe joined the rest of the world in commemorating the Day of the African Child. June 16 has been celebrated every year since 1991, when it was set…


Activists mark World Menstruation Day

Gender activists and human rights defenders today celebrate World Menstruation Day amid calls on societies to break down global taboos around menstruation (a natural bodily function), and discuss pertinent issues…


International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Secretary-General’s Message for 2014 Sexual and gender-based violence is the most extreme form of the global and systemic inequality experienced by women and girls. It knows no geographic, socio-economic or…