Themes Archives: Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Human Rights, Rule of Law & Democracy 2014 Annual Report

Key Findings and Recommendations   The successful adoption of the new constitution in 2013 represented both an important achievement for political cooperation in Zimbabwe, as well as constituting a significant step toward the realization of a functioning human rights framework. The human rights situation remained relatively stable throughout 2014, with a significant improvement on previous [...]

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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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Alert on Chingwizi

The Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum (the Forum) unreservedly condemns the violence that erupted in Chingwizi Camp from 31 July. The violence occurred following the government’s attempts to relocate clinic facilities from the camp that has a carrying capacity of about 3 000 families to the site earmarked for resettlement, which currently has only about 600 families. Read more…Alert

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Bulletin on Property Rights in Zimbabwe

This bulletin provides information on property rights in Zimbabwe. Property refers to valuable commodities that are rightfully owned. The right to property gives exclusive authority to a property owner to sell, rent, consume, mortgage, transfer and exchange their property. The bulletin details domestic, regional and international legislation that provides for the right to property. It [...]

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