The Deaf Bulletin May 2014

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The gospel of women empowerment has been preached for a long time in Zimbabwe. Some women have benefited due to proximity to the preacher. Those who are in the marginal areas such as rural areas have just heard of women empowerment thus if one is privileged to have a radio. However, to a Deaf woman, women empowerment issues have never existed in her life.Despite the significant progress made by the government to ensure more women in decision making position, most Deaf women do not knowledge or ability to exercise their rights. Deaf women are living in poverty without any alternative livelihoods whilst their hearing counterparts have been graced to taste the empowerment programmes.

 

About DZT

Deaf Zimbabwe Trust was formed and registered as a trust in 2012 and began operations in 2013. Initially the organisation was formed to advance the rights of Deaf children.

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