Interventions

Since the inception of the organization, a remarkable number of interventions have been done to stimulate change and reduce gender based violence and discrimination. These include:

  • Community sensitization meetings
  • Couple counseling sessions to enabled couples to discuss openly among each other in a way as a preventative measure of domestic violence.
  • Advocacy campaigns on court procedures that infringe on women’s rights.
  • Interface meetings Interface meetings (Community and District) Two levels of interface meetings were conducted with the first one being at community level where implementers were involved in addressing issues raised; whilst the District level interface meeting that involved District officials and Policy Makers addressing issues from the communities.
  • Radio programs to offered an opportunity to those that were not yet reached through project activities.

Leadership meetings to promote women participation for leadership positions

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Advocacy campaign on court orders that impinge on women’s rights on enforcement mechanisms of court orders where women rights have been abused.
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  • Orientation meetings for Traditional, local Leaders and stake holders on their role play in ending children in marriages (Discourage child marriages)
  • Promotion of Girl Education through role models Motivation talks.
  • Supporting magistrates to conduct Court Proceedings on child marriages.
  • Conduct training for women small IGAs running like necklace making and bakery Training women on Village Savings and Loans for economic empowerment.
  • Supporting Child headed households with basic needs like improvement of accommodation and school essential needs like uniforms, school bags, school fees and learning materials.

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Below is Gilford Jester A 15-year young boy who comes from Wisikoti village in the area of traditional authority Mavwere in Mchinji district. He is currently in form 2 at Magawa secondary school. Gilford was born without all hands but one interesting thing is that he is in form 2 and his performance has been encouraging such that during his form 2 mock examination he came position 18 out of 79 students beating students who are not physically challenged.

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Women’s Hope for Change has been supporting Gilford since form 1 and help achieve his goal to become a District Commissioner. Gilford Jester born without hands but with high ambitions

 

Above is Gilford Jester A 15 year young boy  who comes from Wisikoti village in the area of traditional authority Mavwere in Mchinji district. He is currently in form 2 at Magawa secondary school.

Gilford was born without all hands but one interesting thing is that he is in form 2 and his performance has been encouraging such that during his form 2 mock examination he came position 18 out of 79 students beating students who are not physically challenged.

Women’s Hope for Change has been supporting Gilford since form 1 and helps achieve his goal to become a District Commissioner.

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