United Nations in Zimbabwe Issue IX - February - May 2014


The ninth edition of the United Nations in Zimbabwe newsletter is dedicated to UN engagement in promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment initiatives in Zimbabwe. This newsletter also highlights issues related to health, skills, and human trafficking. Finally, this newsletter covers updates on the development of the new Zimbabwe United Nations Development Assistance Framework (ZUNDAF) for 2016-2020, the UN’s partnership with the Harare International Festival of Arts, and the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair.

PAGE 1 Advancing Women’s Rights Through Constitutional Provisions

PAGE 3 A Joint UN Programme to Advance Women’s Empowerment

PAGE 4 Refurbishing Maternity Waiting Homes to Enhance Maternal Health Services

PAGE 5 “Not Yet Uhuru” in Realising Maternal and Child Health Rights

PAGE 6 Promoting Gender Equality Through Harnessing the Power of Radio

PAGE 7 Empowering Women and Youth With New Skills

PAGE 8 New Law in Place to Combat Human Trafficking Other News