GALZ Director receives award

GALZ was awarded the, 2014 AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) Human Rights, HIV and TB Award at a ceremony hosted in Johannesburg, South Africa on 16 April 2014. “The ARASA Human Rights, HIV and TB Award was established in 2007 to recognise and support organisations across southern Africa undertaking ground-breaking work to protect human rights, often in extremely challenging political climates,” explained Michaela Clayton, Director of ARASA. “For the first time since the inception of the award, [...]

Posted by admin On Apr - 23 - 2014 2 Comments READ FULL POST
Taking aim?

Prophet Emmanuel Makandiwa’s statements as reported in the Sunday Mail, 30 March 2014 perpetuate hate and wrong perceptions about LGBTI people. It is unfortunate coming from a high-ranking church leader of his calibre. As a man of the church, one would expect Prophet Makandiwa to do his gospel duty by standing alongside the marginalised and the social outcast. It is one thing for you to remain silent or neutral about homosexuality; it is quite another for you to castigate us [...]

Posted by admin On Mar - 31 - 2014 2 Comments READ FULL POST

Zimbabwe Republic police on Wednesday 12 March 2014 arrested and charged Natasha Dowell, a volunteer youth coordinator with GALZ for allegedly convening a public meeting without authority from the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP). The police arrested Natasha Dowell and Tawanda Maguze, a training Facilitator at Bronte Hotel in Harare. The two were attending training on basic digital storytelling techniques for multimedia content production and basic mobile and digital security, including data protection and Internet security organised by GALZ. The remaining [...]

Posted by admin On Mar - 12 - 2014 Add Comments READ FULL POST

International Women’s Day (IWD) is marked on March 8 every year. This year’s theme, “Equality for women is progress for all” emphasises how gender equality, empowerment of women, women’s full enjoyment of human rights and the eradication of poverty are essential to economic and social development. Women’s rights have made positive gains but the world is still unequal. With the 2015 deadline to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) around the corner, International Women’s Day is also an opportunity to [...]

Posted by admin On Mar - 8 - 2014 Add Comments READ FULL POST


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