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Nyasha Chingore

Articles and OpinionsFocus areasFocus countriesResourcesSexual and Reproductive Health RightsZimbabwe

ZIMBABWEAN REGISTRAR GENERAL MAKES ABSURD CALL FOR A GOVERNMENT BAN ON CONTRACEPTIVES

This week, Zimbabwe’s Registrar General, Mr Mudede, was quoted in national papers urging the Government of Zimbabwe to ban contraceptives. This is the second time in the past two months that he has commented on the subject of contraception having reportedly made similar remarks at an Africa Day event in May. While his…
Nyasha Chingore
18 Jul 2014
Articles and OpinionsFocus areasFocus countriesResourcesSexual and Reproductive Health RightsZimbabwe

JUDGMENT IN MAPINGURE V THE STATE: A STEP FORWARD FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS OR A TOKEN GESTURE

On Tuesday 25 March 2014, the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe ordered the government to compensate a rape victim, Mildred Mapingure, after the State failed to prevent a pregnancy resultant from the rape. Subsequent to the decision, there has been much discussion on social media platforms in Zimbabwe on whether the…
Nyasha Chingore
8 Apr 2014
Articles and OpinionsFocus areasFocus countriesResourcesSexual and Reproductive Health Rights

SALC LAWYER A “WOMAN TO WATCH”

SALC’s Sexual and Reproductive Rights Programme Project Lawyer Nyasha Chingore made the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA)  “Women to Watch in 2014″ list. To mark International Women’s Day, which is celebrated around the world on 8 March each year,  MISA is honoring 12 dynamic and inspirational southern African young women…
Nyasha Chingore
10 Mar 2014
Articles and OpinionsFocus areasFocus countriesResourcesSexual and Reproductive Health Rights

AFRICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN AND PEOPLES’ RIGHTS CONDEMNS INVOLUNTARY STERILISATION OF WOMEN LIVING WITH HIV IN AFRICA

On the 5th of November at the 54th session of the African Commission in Banjul, the Gambia, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights’ (African Commission) added its voice to growing calls to stop involuntary sterilisation by adopting a resolution condemning the forced and coerced sterilisation of women living with HIV and…
Nyasha Chingore
12 Nov 2013
Articles and OpinionsFocus areasFocus countriesResourcesSex Worker RightsSexual and Reproductive Health Rights

SALC PARTICIPATES IN AFRICAN COMMISSION REGIONAL SEMINAR ON KEY HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES AFFECTING WOMEN LIVING WITH HIV IN AFRICA

From 3 to 5 October 2013, SALC participated in a Regional Consultative Seminar on “Key Human Rights Issues Affecting Women Living with HIV in Africa” in Dakar, Senegal. The regional seminar was organised by the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Committee for the Protection of the Rights of…
Nyasha Chingore
16 Oct 2013
AngolaArticles and OpinionsFocus areasFocus countriesResourcesSex Worker RightsSexual and Reproductive Health Rights

SALC HOSTS SENSITISATION MEETING OF SADC MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT ON CERVICAL CANCER

SADC Members of Parliament sitting on the SADC PF HIV Committee met in Johannesburg, South Africa on the 1st of March 2013 to discuss the availability of services and policies related to cervical cancer in the SADC region. The meeting was attended by members of parliament from the Kingdom of…
Nyasha Chingore
26 Mar 2013