On the 17th of October 2019, it was a hive of activity at ZOU when the Zimbabwe Gender Commission unpacked sexual harassment issues to the ZOU students. In order to understand their rights relating to sexual harassment matters the students were urged to read the ZOU Gender Policy as well as the Constitution of Zimbabwe.

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Some of the ZOU students who attended the awareness campaign

 

The objectives of the interactions were to raise awareness on gender and sexual harassment among students and staff, and to lay out the investigative role of the Commission with regards to sexual harassment. Students got to know what sexual harassment is, its forms, its effects, why it should stop and how we can help each other to stop it.

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The CEO of the Zimbabwe Gender Commission Mrs Virginia Muwanigwa addressing ZOU students