“Removal of vendors will ensure that girls are free from sexual harassment”: Minister

Speaking during commemorations to mark the International Day of the Girl Child, Harare Provincial Affairs Minister Miriam Chikukwa said that the removal of vendors will ensure that girls are free from sexual harassment.

Said Chikukwa:

The City of Harare has already started registering all vendors in preparation for their move to designated vending sites. We want to ensure that public spaces and streets are free from sexual harassment and gender-based violence to enhance the mobility of girls and young women in and around the city. Article 52 postulates protection rights to bodily and psychological integrity, which include the right to freedom from all forms of abuse, and Article 66 states that everyone who is legally in Zimbabwe has the right to move freely

More: Herald

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Miriam Chikukwa is a Zimbabwean politician and a gospel minister. She is a member of Zanu-PF political party and is the former Minister of State for Harare Metropolitan Province. She was given the nickname "Pastor" by her colleagues. Read More About Miriam Chikukwa

Harare formerly Salisbury is the capital of Zimbabwe. It is the seat of Government, the industrial hub and commercial centre for Zimbabwe. The city was founded by the Cecil John Rhodes-led Pioneer Column in 1890 and named Salisbury. The name was only changed to Harare... Read More About Harare

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