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An Examination of ZEC’s Management of the 2013 Elections

The manner in which the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) conducted the 31st July, 2013 general election has been the subject of much discussion. The timeliness of this report, coming as it does sixteen months after the poll, may also seem redundant. However, several events make it necessary to highlight and bring to the fore once [...]

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Field Study into Perceptions of the Right to Privacy in Zimbabwe

This research is based on the right to privacy perception study undertaken in Zimbabwe. The report makes the finding that although enshrined in the Zimbabwean Constitution, privacy rights are still far from being protected and are being infringed by people in positions of authority. This is attributable to their vague understanding of citizens’ privacy rights [...]

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Girls’ access to education: a threatened right

Paper presented by the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum during the Women Forum Panel  “Giving girls the education they deserve “, on 29 November, 2014 during the 28th SESSION of the Africa, Caribbean, Pacific (ACP) EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly, Strasbourg (France).The paper, which coincides with the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence discusses  general threats [...]

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Mugabe, Gono and the Rule of Law by RAU

At the root of Mugabe’s approach to the law is the notion that rules, including the national constitution, its subsidiary laws, and indeed, the ZANU PF party constitution are not inviolable. With this attitude as the foundation of governance by successive Mugabe-led regimes, the whole edifice of legality and constitutionalism has crumbled. For example, Mugabe [...]

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ZWLA & ICJ Conference 13-14 November 2014

ZWLA and the ICJ will host an unprecedented National Women Lawyers Conference on the13th and 14th November 2014 as per the attached concept.  If you wish to present a paper relating to any of the listed topics for objective 2, you must submit your abstract by 6 October 2014 and full papers must be submitted by 17 October 2014. [...]

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