FACT staff sharing the FACT toll-free helpline survivors can use to get help. Educated, empowered, and confident women play a crucial role in the development of society. However, their potential is limited largely by oppression and Gender-based Violence (GBV). In Zimbabwe 1 in 3 women aged 15-49 years have experienced physical violence whilst 1 in […]

Voices from the Fringes Project – Awareness Campaign on SGBV in Murehwa

  FACT Zimbabwe in collaboration with the Ministry of Women Affairs Community, Small and Medium Enterprise Development (MoWACSMED), recently conducted an inter-district Sexual Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) campaign at Cross Musami in Murehwa district of Mashonaland East province with special focus on violence against female sex workers. The campaign was held under FACT Zimbabwe’s Voices from […]

Men embrace gender equality through the S.A.S.A model

Nelson and his wife Nomatter The first phase of the TORCHES (Towards Resilient Communities with Health, Equity, and Safety for all) project is focusing on strengthening male involvement in addressing the marginalization of women facilitating more gender-equitable and equal communities. Action Aid together with its partners Leonard Cheshire Disability, Family AIDS Caring Trust- Zimbabwe (FACT) […]

Newly opened Hurungwe Safe Shelter to respond to GBV

FACT Zimbabwe Executive Director, Gertrude Shumba (left) with Mashonaland West Ministry of Women Affairs Community Small to Medium Enterprise Development Provincial Development Officer, Mr Patrick Rangwani during the official opening of the Hurungwe Safe Shelter. HURUNGWE- FACT Zimbabwe with support from UNFPA through the European Union sponsored Spotlight Initiative officially opened the Hurungwe Safe Shelter […]

Gender and Church Partnerships

  Funded by The Evangelical Alliance Relief Fund (Tearfund) UK, this program is now in its third year of implementation. The programme started in 2012 and ending in 2016. The programme’s main goal is to improve the quality of life of women in Zimbabwe and it is entitled, “Addressing gender based HIV drivers that are […]