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#2Save Education 2Save our children WOZA Report

Constitutional Right to Education Survey Report The state of education in Zimbabwe and how the deterioration is affecting our children It’s time for Collective Action to Save Education in Zimbabwe “Education is a public good and fundamental human right recognised in Article 26 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights and upheld in various […]

WOZA marks International Women’s Day with education protest in Bulawayo

SIX HUNDRED members of Women and Men of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) marched to the High Court in Bulawayo today in protest against the utterances of the Minister of Education, Senator David Coltart, made in Parliament last week. The Minister said that he would not stop teachers from receiving the illegal incentive payments demanded from parents. […]

11 members arrested, beaten in Bulawayo for education protest

At noon today a delegation of 200 women and men marched to Mhlahlandlela Government complex to deliver WOZA’s report on the education system in Zimbabwe entitled – Looking Back to look Forward. The report covers recommendations and a list of demands that parents want addressed by the Minister of Education, Senator David Coltart. Once the […]

Woza Moya January 2010 English

We demand REAL SCHOOLS with REAL TEACHERS for a REAL EDUCATION   Looking back to look forward – Education in Zimbabwe by WOZA The education of their children has been a major driving force for WOZA members and the motivation behind much activism. In the first decade after Independence, the education system in Zimbabwe was […]

WOZA demand changes in education system in 2010

Women and Men of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) has launched a report on the state of education in Zimbabwe entitled ‘Looking back to look forward – education in Zimbabwe: a WOZA perspective‘. The recommendations contained in the report form the basis of WOZA’s current campaign on education. The education of their children has been a major […]

WOZA continues to engage schools directly on education issues – Harare

Members of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) in Harare continued with the campaign to directly engage school authorities over unreasonable demands on parents today. Representative groups met with school authorities at 12 schools across Harare and Chitungwiza to outline the concerns of parents and to deliver copies of petitions protesting against the extra demands placed […]

2 WOZA members released – more schools visited

The two members that were arrested yesterday at Mpumelelo Primary School in Mpopoma have been released. They were taken to court this morning but the prosecutor dismissed the case against them. Meanwhile, members visited another seven schools in Bulawayo, bringing the total to 23 schools visited in the past few days. At Ingwengwe and Babamberi […]

Two WOZA members arrested and detained in Bulawayo for trying to speak to Headmistress

Two WOZA members, Patricia Ndlovu, aged 53, and Georgina Muzaza, aged 84, were arrested yesterday whilst trying to engage the Headmistress of Mpumelelo Primary School. They spent the night at Bulawayo Central Police Station last night. They are still in custody. They have been charged under Section 37 1 (b) of the Criminal Law (Codification […]

WOZA members engage schools in Bulawayo directly on education issues

Members directly engaged schools in Bulawayo today on issues of education today as part of an ongoing campaign to demand affordable education for all children. Community-based demonstrations were held at five schools in Bulawayo whilst representative groups met with school heads at another five schools to outline the concerns of parents. Today’s activities will be […]

5 WOZA activists released on US $50 bail after 6 days in custody

The four women and one man arrested in Harare on Wednesday finally appeared in Harare Magistrate’s Court this morning on charges under Section 37 (1) (a) (i) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform) Act – “disturbing the peace, security or order of the public”. They were released on bail of US $50 each by […]