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Signs and Symptoms of Gender-Based Violence

What is GBV?

It is any harmful act directed against individuals or groups of individuals on the basis of their gender. This may include sexual abuse, sexual harassment, physical abuse, emotional abuse, economic abuse, domestic violence or harmful traditional practices.

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We provide a safe space for women to share and exchange information on topical issues and how best to respond to violations of their rights..

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Awareness Campaigns

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Empowerment Activities

What drives our organisation?

Our main aim is to assist Women to overcome domestic violence and realise their economic potential!

Emthonjeni Women’s Forum (EWF) was established in May of 2010 and is registered as a trust CF54/2010 whose mandate is to assist in preventive and responsive measures of Gender Based Violence and in addressing behaviour change gaps for survivors and perpetrators of domestic violence in Zimbabwe.

Emthonjeni Women’s Forum was founded specifically to assist women overcome domestic violence and realise their economic potential as well as creating a platform where they can share and exchange information on various issues brought about by inequalities between men and women.

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