Themes Archives: Health

The Right to Health in Zimbabwe

This Human Rights Bulletin has been prepared against a background of the collapse of basic service delivery such as health, education and food in Zimbabwe. The aim of this particular Bulletin is to examine the collapse of the health system in Zimbabwe and to consider the Government of Zimbabwe’s (GoZ) international obligations in terms of [...]

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Human Rights and HIV/AIDS

This Human Rights Monthly analyses regional and Zimbabwean legislation regarding the right to health and particularly HIV/AIDS. It provides data regarding the extent to which AIDS is present in Zimbabwe and an analysis of state action to limit further spreading. The first case of HIV/AIDS was identified in Zimbabwe 18 years ago in 1985. Since [...]

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Sexual Rights in Zimbabwe

This Human Rights Monthly deals with sexual rights in Zimbabwe. It covers international and national legislation ranging on reproductive rights, health-related provisions, the respect for bodily integrity, among others. Moreover, discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is dealt with. This includes an analysis of the extent to which the Zimbabwean government encourages homophobia. Particular [...]

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Children’s Rights in Zimbabwe

This Human Rights Monitor provides a legal definition to who is considered a child in Zimbabwe. Based on this, the rights of children are spelled out, drawing on national, regional and international legislation and treaties. Particular reference in the analysis is made to health issues, e.g. HIV/AIDS, child abuse and political rights violations, e.g. torture [...]

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