Abolishing Death Penalty

“As someone who has been on death row myself and only saved by an ‘age technicality’, I believe that our justice delivery system must rid itself of this odious and obnoxious provision.” Zimbabwe’s Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Hon Emmerson Mnangagwa, Harare Gardens, 10 October 2013 I was thrilled when Zimbabwe’s new Minister […]


I Have Rights Too

Ending violence in the home is an issue for the whole community – women and men in Harare, Zimbabwe are using theatre to claim their rights to live free of domestic violence. Hazel is 28 years old. She lives in Hopley Farm settlement in the country’s capital Harare, with her three children, in an area […]


The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world, the Declaration was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on 10 December 1948 General Assembly resolution 217 A as a […]

WD Against Child Labour

World Day Against Child Labour

The World Day Against Child Labour is an International Labour Organization (ILO) sanctioned holiday first launched in 2002 aiming to raise awareness and activism to prevent child labour. It was spurred by ratifications of ILO Convention No. 138[1] on the minimum age for employment andILO Convention No. 182[2] on the worst forms of child labour. […]