Bottom-up approaches to constitutional implementation: a civil society perspective from Zimbabwe
M is a fourteen year old Zimbabwean girl. On 8 January 2015, she was diagnosed with a bulging imperforate hymen needing an emergency hymenectomy. For months, she had wondered why her abdominal region continued to swell without respite. Concern for her health gave way to urgent worry when what had seemed to be benign swelling became the source of excruciating pain.
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AS THE NEW TERM BEGINS: DO NOT CHASE CHILDREN AWAY FROM SCHOOLS!
Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) eagerly anticipates the start of the second school term on 13 May 2014.
This term marks an important milestone for school-going children, as it comes at a time when the Constitution of Zimbabwe marks its first anniversary.
RESPECT THE RIGHT TO SAFE WATER AND CLEAN ENVIRONMENT!
IT is with great dismay and alarm that Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) has learnt that Zimbabwe's tap-water around the country is not safe for human consumption.
Several media articles, with the most recent one published on 4 May 2014 in the Sunday Mail states that a research
ZIM LEGAL PROFESSION UNDER SIEGE
ZIMBABWEAN authorities on Thursday 08 May 2014 launched a fresh assault on the legal profession after the police charged Trust Maanda, a respected human rights lawyer, for defeating or obstructing the course of justice.
Maanda, a senior partner with Maunga, Maanda and Associates Legal Practitioners is alleged to have incited his clients who are former employees of Mbada Diamond mining company to institute litigation in which they disowned certain
ZLHR AND CHITREST JOINT PRESS STATEMENT ON DEMOLITION OF CHITUNGWIZA HOUSES
09 May 2014-Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) and Chitungwiza Residents Trust (Chitrest) is encouraged by the judicious decision handed down by Chitungwiza Provincial Magistrate Marehwanazvo Gofa interdicting the Chitungwiza Municipality and Glory to Glory Housing Cooperative from demolishing some residents' houses.