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Jun - 13

My Face is Eating me Alive

When I received a call to help from Tare Mapungwiza's brother via an inbox message written you are the last hope we have in the world to save the life

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Nov - 11

Betty Makoni urges Government of Zimbabwe to allocate budget to baby food and sanitary pads

Betty Makoni calls upon the National Government  of Unity in  Zimbabwe to subsidise baby food  and give free sanitary pads to disadvant

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Nov - 11

Betty Makoni urges Government of Zimbabwe to allocate budget to baby food and sanitary pads

Betty Makoni calls upon the National Government  of Unity in  Zimbabwe to subsidise baby food  and give free sanitary pads to disadvant

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Nov - 11

A Prostitute is a Mother And is a Woman-Poem by Betty Makoni

Poem is written for all women and girls who find themselves in situations that are not of their own making.   At least that`s what I learnt fro

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Nov - 11

Girl Child Network moving from helping thousands of girls in Zimbabwe to helping millions in the world

Message from Memory Bandera, Country Director, GCN UgandaGuest blogger    It is incredible how rapidly time passes. Although we’ve bee

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Oct - 11

Female rapists with 33 condoms versus  Male rapists with 33 girl victims in Zimbabwe-Be the judge

In the last decade, I spent almost my whole time with ups and downs to police stations tracking cases of rape involving minors and not a single day d

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Oct - 11

Valuing the Girl Child by Girl Child Network Worldwide blogger Dorothy Johnson-Laird

Valuing the Girl Child October, 2011 Contributor Dorothy Johnson-Laird-Guest blogger    Each of us knows a little girl in our lives.&nbs

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Oct - 11

Zimbabwean Gospel musicians based in UK in Leicester on 28 October 2011

PRESS RELEASE INFORMATION-ZIGMA   ZIGMA is an association of Zimbabwean Gospel musicians based in UK. The Association was launched in December

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Oct - 11

Menstruation for girls is a health issue like any other-Teach your daughter basics

Many parents do not find the topic on menstruation easy for discussion with their daughters  and yet commencement of menstruation is a clear indi

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24
Oct - 11

Open friendly letter to all friends and supporters of mine from Betty Makoni

Thanks all friends for inquiring on how am doing for work and family. I thought best way  to respond  is to  send  a one si

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Oct - 11

DOS AND DON’TS WHEN A CHILD DISCLOSES ABUSE

DOS AND DON’TS WHEN A CHILD DISCLOSES ABUSE  If you suspect a child may have been abused or is at risk of abuse, it is not up to you to try to

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16
Oct - 11

Betty Makoni opens global hotline for women and girls to break silence on rights violations

Large scale wars are known to be fought with guns and bullets and these wars are officially declared. But how about the wars being fought in our homes

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15
Oct - 11

And she went cold..... A short story by Josiah Taundi

A Short Story by Josiah Bob TaundiHe staggered into the apartment, drunk again but feeling different and generous. For once he wanted to tell his wife

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15
Oct - 11

Call to action-Taking Girl Child Network Worldwide to Top 12 in the world –Join us today

Call to action-Taking Girl Child Network Worldwide to Top 12 in the world –Join us today    Congratulations!!!   Girl Child Net

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14
Oct - 11

Girl Child Networks thrive on good principles and values -Know them better

There is no way we could have assisted over 70 000 girls from situations of abuse and supporting over 300 000 girls without having principles and

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14
Oct - 11

Girl Child Network Zimbabwe intensifies work to empower girls –Know us better

Betty Makoni who has been named by Newsweek as one of the women to shake the world founded the organisation and took it to greater heights. Today the

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14
Oct - 11

Mother All the way, All over, All the time-Poem by Betty Makoni

Poem dedicated to all mothers and all good men who support mothers   Mother All the way, All over, All the time-Poem by Betty MakoniToday I

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Oct - 11

Plea of a dying mother –Just a promise from friends -Poem by Betty Makoni

Plea of a dying mother –Just a promise from friends     All you friends who remain I wanted you all to be there as I took my last bre

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13
Oct - 11

Mother No More –Poem by Betty Makoni

Mother No More –Poem by Betty Makoni   Poem is dedicated to a two year old daughter whose mothe(Mary Mushapaidzi) was murdered by her father

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Oct - 11

Betty Makoni to publish book on indigenous approaches to rape therapy for girls in Africa

The Founder of Girl Child Network Betty Makoni shares situation on child sexual abuse in Zimbabwe  as per her over a decade experience. She an

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Sep - 11

Betty Makoni and Project Empowerment`s Kathleen M. Schmidt set for conference to empower women

Girls Empowerment Conference, Greater Seattle Area!Betty Makoni will present a workshop to girls, ages 14-21 to cultivate self-confidence and leadersh

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Sep - 11

HIV can be stopped after being raped-Urgently contact hospital and get Post exposure Prophylisis

Many women and girls get raped and they are not aware they can seek medical attention and get anti HIV drugs to stop progression of HIV.Any woman and

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Sep - 11

Rape is a serious crime in Zimbabwe:Break the silence

LEGAL DEFINITION OF RAPE IN ZIMBABWE   Section 65(1) (c) and (b) of the criminal Law (codification and reform) Act chapter 9:23 defines rape a

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Sep - 11

Ten indicators of an empowered girl according to Girl Child Network Worldwide

Girl Child Network Worldwide is working towards a world where girls are:▪internally motivated and fully engaged▪self-responsible in creating a lif

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Sep - 11

Girls pledge -A legacy of self empowerment and open invitation to all girls

 In 1998 Betty Makoni started Girl Child Network at Zengeza 1 High school ( Chitungwiza ,Zimbabwe) and girls from her class and others from surr

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Sep - 11

Girl Child Network Worldwide empowers girls to seek justice

BE AN EMPOWERED GIRL STAND UP FOR YOUR RIGHTS IN THE COURTS   Girl Child Network Worldwide emerged out of multiple personal experiences, coll

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Sep - 11

Know the laws that protect children in Zimbabwe and use them

LAWS THAT PROCTECT CHILDREN   If you are under 18 years old, you are considered a child. Children are special members of our community so the

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Sep - 11

Every girl must have an empowerment handbag

An empowerment handbag is something a girl starts working on when they are below 7 years. It is a vision to be educated, be in college, get a job or s

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Sep - 11

University of Essex profiles Betty Makoni`s Girl Child Empowerment Model as Best Practice

The Girl Child Empowerment Model By   Realising Children's Rights: Multidisciplinary, Comparative and Practical Perspectives Papers from

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Sep - 11

This is the job I have always wanted to do -Poem by Betty Makoni

Making a public commitment for my job I wrote this poem to reconfirm within my heart that there is nothing as fulfilling in my life as working fo

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Sep - 11

From a classroom to global level-The achievements of Girl Child Network inspirational

I realize many people were not there when Girl Child Network and so I take time to raise awareness what it is like to start an organisation

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Sep - 11

Girl Child Network Worldwide distances itself from Vio Mak Facebook postings

A woman and a man who are friends with self proclaimed Human Rights Defender Vio Mak have contacted Girl Child Network Worldwide (GCNW) with regards t

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Sep - 11

Vio Mak and her syndicate have targeted Betty Makoni for a decade-Read the facts

I took some time to find out where all these scandal related articles posted about me and my charity  on website were coming from and friends an

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Sep - 11

Yemurai Kanyangarara— may his memory live on through us By: Jessica Burnham

 As an intern for Girl Child Network Worldwide, I was informed by Betty Makoni of Yemurai Kangarara’s tragic death and of his mother Sharon, wh

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Sep - 11

I saw a mother preparing for her son to rest in peace-Poem by Betty Makoni

I saw it with my eyes that held tears tight I saw her eyes held tears tight It is the Eighth September that with her son she parts At St Mary

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Sep - 11

Silent genocide of girls through harmful cultural practices -Join,speak out and act

There is a war of terror declared on girls` bodies especially in Africa. The youngest rape victim is a day old baby, the youngest married girl is aged

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Sep - 11

Betty Makoni Blogging for women and girls empowerment-Know me better

The world has changed and we now live in a global village where with a click of a button everyone connects. My blog is not about women as sex objects

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Sep - 11

Rape as a weapon of war in Zimbabwe-Betty Makoni`s  public testimony 

On May 15, 2008, Zimbabwean authorities began a campaign of terror that targets people believed to support the political opposition.  Women and

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Sep - 11

Trials and tribulations of Girls’ rights’ defender in Zimbabwe

1.    Nubia is proud to include this short article written for us personally by Betty Makoni , a leading activist in the fight to prote

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Sep - 11

To a mother who has lost one and only son-Betty Makoni tribute Radio show to Yemurai Kanyangarara

Yemurai Kanyangarara is a Zimbabwean young man who had dreams and aspirations. He was murdered as he disembarked from a bus in London on 1 July 2011.

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