“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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