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Child labour rife in police camps.

by Tawanda Majoni 21/07/19 Just sneak into any police camp, anywhere. Girls who are supposed to be in primary and secondary school have been turned into housemaids. These girls get very poor salaries, hardly enough for the child laborers to buy two bars of soap for...

Teen arrested for baby-dumping.

by Nizbert Moyo 30/06/19 A 16-year-old girl is in trouble after she dumped her a six-month-old child at a house in Bulawayo. The girl, who is of no fixed abode, appeared before a Bulawayo Western Common age magistrate, Tancy Dube, on Friday facing charges of...

Man rapes mentally disturbed teen

Nizbert Moyo A Bulawayo man has been charged with rape after he allegedly abused a mentally disturbed girl from his neighborhood. Ebenezer Ndlovu (20) from Mabuthweni suburb in Bulawayo was remanded in custody to Tuesday by Western Common-age magistrate, Stephen...

Putting Children’s rights first

PLAN International joined hands in solidarity with the rest of Africa to celebrate the day of the African Child that the African Union (AU) describes as “an opportune moment to take stock of the progress made and outstanding challenges towards the full...

Homeless boys driven into gay sex trade.

by Thompson Reuters Foundation 09/06/19. On a sunny morning in Bulawayo, 14-year-old Tapiwa is basking in the sunlight on a busy pavement. After running away from his abusive stepmother last year, Tapiwa turned to sex work to earn a living on the streets. He is one of...