Gender-based violence

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    Gender equality a key ingredient for sustainable development

    By Percy Shonhiwa The Aristotelian views that saw women as subject to men and lacking authority contributed immensely to the gender inequality that exists in the world. Gender inequality hinders the prospects of poverty reduction and endangers the prospects of human and economic development. Inequality to resource access and disposal; the gender division of labour which results in highly paid…

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    Globalisation, gender and environment | ANALYSIS

    By Gift Mazhozho GLOBALLY, the evidence has been mounting in linking gender equality and enhanced environmental outcomes. In fact, evidence reveals that there is a correlation between environment and gender; when gender inequality is high, forest depletion, air pollution and other measures of environmental degradation are also high. Gender inequality is one of the most persistent risks to sustainable development and is adversely affecting the access to, and the use of natural resources such…

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    Mutare man rapes 12-year-old daughter, sells her for US$10

    A SAKUBVA man reportedly raped his 12-year-old daughter and went on to “sell” her to a prophet for US$10 to conceal the crime. The polygamous cleric took the minor in as his fifth wife. Fed up with the relentless abuse, the girl fled the prophet and took refuge in a bush where she faced starvation. The matter only came to…

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