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    Zimbabwe: Cow dung for sanitary pads?

    Friday, June 6th, 2014

    Source: Bulawayo 24 May 28 2014 was the day Zimbabwe and the world held the inaugural Menstrual Hygiene Day and shocking confessions were made by women from all cross sections of our lovely country. The worst shock was revelation by some young (and old) women that they are using cow dung as sanitary “pads” during [...]

    Fundraise for ACTSA!

    Thursday, June 5th, 2014

    Every year we rely on people just like you, to raise money for ACTSA’s work. Your fundraising efforts may just be a drop in the ocean for some big organisations, but it can make a huge difference to us. We are running on a very tight budget and it is essential that we reach our [...]

    Zimbabwe Update: Issue 2/ 2014

    Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

    This edition of the Zimbabwe Update focuses on the split in Zimbabwe’s largest opposition party, the MDC-T; the European Union- Africa summit, which was boycotted by President Mugabe; Zimbabwe’s increasing debt and worsening economic situation; government challenges to pay its own workers; a new military loan from China; the new electoral amendment bill; police blocking [...]