ICASA 2015: What’s in it For Zimbabwean Women?

The International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) has finally begun after months of anticipation. Hotels, lodges, and guest rooms across Harare are packed with international participants.Members of ZRP’s tourism unit,conspicuous in their neon green vests;are out in full force, and the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) is freshly made-over. The build-up to…

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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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