Month: August 2020

Food Hampers for GBV Champions

SAYWHAT Organisation in partnership with UN Women distributed food hampers to Gender-Based Violence Champions under the SASA! project. Young girls in the community were educated on the use of reusable sanitary pads which were distributed for free. As the project progresses during the COVID-19 pandemic, our GBV Champions remain focused on educating the community on […]

2020 – 2030 a decade of Action or Doom in SDGs implementation looking at young people in Africa

In 2015, the Sustainable Development Goals were created on an air of optimism and the realization that the gains of its forerunner the Millennial Development Goals should be upheld and its shortcomings transformed into successes. At the cusp of a new decade and ten years away from their expiry date there is a need to […]

Education Amendment Act – deal or Zero for young people

The Education Amendment Act which came into force on the 6th of March 2020 was received with mixed feelings by different sectors whose work relate to education. While law analysts postulate varying arguments on the positive changes and likely adverse impacts to the overall education sector, some programme implementers within the sector celebrate its enactment. […]

Looking back….. 10th National Students Conference Resolutions

Title: The Strategic 5: Advocacy and Priorities, Emerging Issues, Commitments and Actions for 2020 and Beyond” Introduction From the 9th to the 10th of December 2019, students from 38 tertiary institutions in Zimbabwe gathered for the 10th edition of the National Students’ Conference held under the theme: “Youth Health, a Development Multiplier” This conference statement, […]

International Women’s Day 2020

The theme for International Women’s Day, I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights is aligned with UN Women’s new multigenerational campaign, Generation Equality, which marks the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. The year 2020 is a pivotal year for advancing gender equality worldwide, as the global community takes stock of progress made for […]

Youth Leadership, the Springboard in Youth Development

Young people are the backbone of institutions and have the capacity to change the dynamics so as to have new paradigm shifts in their societies and localities. Youths are nation’s strength; their characteristic energy and capabilities enable them to change the dynamics of their societies. They also form a sensitive age group that harbours dreams […]

Commemorating International Youth Day 2020

Today is International Youth Day! As the Students and Youth Working on Reproductive Health Action Team (SAYWHAT), we celebrate this day as a special recognition of young people’s roles in local, regional, and global level development objectives. As we continue to be guided by the African Union’s goal to harness the demographic dividend, SAYWHAT takes […]

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