Tech-related Violence Against Women Misunderstood, Unacknowledged, Trivialised

Among the key issues in focus at the 10th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) held recently in Brazil from 10-13 November 2015 was the subject of gender-based violence (GBV) and online abuse of women. This subject was topical because of the increasing use of information and communication technologies (ICTs), to infringe human rights online and the…

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Abortion: Let Women Own their Bodies

So apparently some of our MPs thought it fit to harass the Population Services Zimbabwe (PSZ) director for providing women with post-abortion care, in a line of questioning that seemed to demonstrated firstly that the honourable MPs are not familiar with Zimbabwe’s law on abortion and Zimbabwe’s obligations to protect women’s reproductive health rights under…

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