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Global Handwashing Day

Today the Students And Youth Working on reproductive Health Action Team (SAYWHAT) joins the world in commemorating the Global Handwashing Day – a day that is celebrated on the 15th of October every year to raise global awareness on the importance of hand-washing with soap. This year’s Global Handwashing Day theme is Hand Hygiene for […]

International Day of the Girl Child: Farm Girls Lenses

Her dream is to become a professional driver and be able to raise her family from that when she is a bit older. But at the moment her parents cannot afford to pay her school fees and she has been at her home in the farming community of Mazowe since 2017. “I was about to […]

International Day of the Girl Child – A call for collaborative efforts in ensuring the Girl Child’s voice is heard!

Students And Youth Working on reproductive Health Action Team (SAYWHAT) joins the rest of world in commemorating the International Day of the Girl Child, a day set aside to celebrate the achievements that have been made thus far in ensuring that the Girl Child is empowered. It is again during this period that we take […]

World Mental Health Day – Investing in Mental Health Care for young people now and beyond COVID-19

Students And Youth Working on Reproductive Health Action Team (SAYWHAT) will today join the globe in commemorating the World Mental Health Day under the theme: “Mental Health for All. Greater Investment – Greater Access.” In that breath SAYWHAT has adopted the theme as “Investing in mental health for young people now and beyond COVID-19”. As […]

MSU scoops UniQChallenge trophy

15/09/2020 The Midlands State University was the winner of this year’s National Universities Quiz Challenge proudly hosted by the Students and Youth Working on Reproductive Health Action Team (SAYWHAT) with support from the Embassy of Sweden in Zimbabwe. The universities quiz challenge – dubbed the UniQ Challenge – was held on Monday and Tuesday the […]

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, […]

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