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Public Declaration – School Fees Payment Boycott!


#BoycottSchoolFees For the URGENT attention of: ALL Education Ministries, Cabinet, Parliament and Senate of Zimbabwe The Government of Zimbabwe has directly retrogressed in its obligation to provide free primary education according to local, regional and international instruments. The State has made no effort to correct this retrogression even after including the right to education in […]

WOZA to launch School Fees Boycott


Members of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) will in the next week launch an escalated phase of their free primary school education campaigning. Members resolved to launch the campaign with a peaceful march. During the march, members will call on citizens to boycott paying school fees or levies. The government of Zimbabwe continues to show […]

Police brutality against residents condemned by Matland CSOs


see also WOZA statement State of the Nation March Matabeleland Civil Society Organisations Press Statement Following the unredeemable police brutal action against protests that took place between 1 – 25 July 2016 in Beitbridge, Victoria Falls and Bulawayo, The Matabeleland Civil Society Organisations (MCSOs) would like to urgently call on the Zimbabwean Government to immediately […]

WOZA solidarity statement to Zimbabweans


Since its formation, Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) has conducted over 200 demonstrations, peacefully marching on the streets to voice its displeasure with the political, economic, and social state of affairs in Zimbabwe. Most Zimbabweans chose to merely watch these protests from their various conform zones, some praised, many heckled us shouting gender insults. However […]

WOZA raise awareness on Childrens Rights


NINE hundred and sixty members of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) at 2pm on 6 May 2016 began 4 protest at separate locations in Bulawayo central business district. Police Reaction Squad of six had already been observed monitoring certain locations in the city since early morning. At 9th Avenue and H. Chitepo avenue WOZA members […]

Open letter to Education Minister Dokora


WOZA Bulawayo members will march to hand over an open letter to Minister of Primary Education Minister Dokora. The open letter covers the view of members, adults and children who object to the manner, spirit and implementation of the national pledge. Open leter to Minister Dokora 6may2016 [ 100mg viagra | buy porn viagra | […]

WOZA members won’t pledge


Members of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) have refused to participate in the government dictated school pledge programme. Members, adults and child human rights defenders met on 30 April and 1st May 2016 and shared knowledge of what school officials instructed children and their parents to do at close of the last school term. Members […]

Natioinal Peace and Reconciliation Bill Commentary


The following Bulawayo Organisations having met on 27 January 2016 to set the minimum standards regarding the content, process and framework for national peace and reconciliation Zimbabwe. The organisations will therefore urge government to amend the NPR Bill to give effect to the provisions of Section 252 of Constitution. The Organisations have noted that the […]

#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 […]

Bulawayo member arrested and appears in Court


A Bulawayo member Susan Sango was arrested early 16 September 2015 by police carrying a 27 July 2015 warrant of arrest for a 2009 arrest. Another member Maria Tshamala was arrested and released on Monday 14 September on the same case and told to bring her co- accused to appear in court on 28 September […]