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February 14 2014

From Women and Men of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) Fri Feb 14 2014, 08:27:09

Anti riot Police deployed here, there and everywhere at street corners, attempt to disturb the Bulawayo Valentine's Day protest. The police officers actively chased women away from each other as they tried to gather. A further two landrover vehicles with over 10 officers also drove helter skelter jumping from their truck to scatter groups of [...]

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From Women and Men of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) Fri Feb 14 2014, 02:16:01

ABOUT 980 Harare members took part in the Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) Valentine's Day protest to Parliament in Kwame Nkrumah Street. Marching peacefully in two formations, members were undisturbed and reached parliament to find over 30 Anti Riot Police blocking the entrance to Parliament, signing songs to deliver a message for respect and activation [...]

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February 12 2014

From Women and Men of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) Wed Feb 12 2014, 15:37:41

WOZA calls on Zimbabweans to practice the spirit of Ubuntu for the love of Zimbabwe Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) will conduct their traditional Valentines Days peaceful protests, handing out red roses and calling on public office bearers to practice the spirit of Ubuntu (I am because we are) and realise that they represent people, [...]

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December 5 2013

From Women and Men of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) Thu Dec 5 2013, 00:46:05

WOZA calls on Zimbabweans to beat the drum of peace and development to break the silence on violence WOZA joins the rest of the world's activists in campaigning for an end to gender-based violence in the year 2013. To mark the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, the organisation chose to look beyond the [...]

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December 4 2013

From Women and Men of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) Wed Dec 4 2013, 11:13:48

EIGHT hundred members of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) began two separate peaceful protests at 2pm on Monday 2 December 2013. Their objective to march to parliament and hand over a petition. The petition being a research report produced under the 16 days of activism against gender based violence - Zimbabweans beat the drum of [...]

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November 29 2013

From Women and Men of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) Fri Nov 29 2013, 09:51:33

AT 1030am 29 November 2013, one thousand members started 11 separate processions so that they could march to Bulawayo Mhlahlandlela Government complex to hand over a petition to the resident minister Eunice Moyo covering WOZA demands. The petition was successfully handed over to her office but pandemonium prevailed as police disturbed a peaceful protest. The [...]

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From Women and Men of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) Fri Nov 29 2013, 02:15:34

WOZA calls on Zimbabweans to beat the drum of peace and development to break the silence on violence WOZA joins the rest of the world's activists in campaigning for an end to gender-based violence in the year 2013. To mark the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, the organisation chose to look beyond the [...]

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November 19 2013

From Women and Men of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) Tue Nov 19 2013, 10:48:11

Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) has received formal notification from the African Commission on Human and People's Rights (ACHPR) that a recent communication, outlining continued human rights abuses perpetrated against WOZA members, was accepted during the 14th Extraordinary Session held from July 20-24, 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya. By accepting the communication, the ACHPR requests that [...]

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November 15 2013

From Women and Men of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) Fri Nov 15 2013, 07:04:33

ON THE DRAFT RESOLUTION ON PROTECTING WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS We write to you as a group of African human rights defenders from across the continent working at national, regional and international levels. We are following negotiations on the draft resolution on the protection of women human rights defenders currently being advanced in the UN [...]

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October 15 2013

From Women and Men of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) Tue Oct 15 2013, 11:15:28

Court victory for the second day in a row as Magodonga Mahlangu, a Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) leaders is found not guilty of making offensive phone calls. She appeared before Magistrate C. J. Mberewere for ruling after applying for discharge at close of state case. Mahlangu was charged with two counts of making offensive [...]

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