“Prisons Are Unique Because They Have Many Vulnerable Groups”

Patricia Mavhembu is a Legal Officer with the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Service (ZPCS). She recently participated in a professional training on the protection of vulnerable and marginalized people in Zimbabwe. The five-day workshop was a joint initiative from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in collaboration with CALR (Centre for Applied…

“Wear a Dress, Keep Clean, Keep Your Legs Together”

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute, together with its academic cooperation partners (Africa University, Great Zimbabwe University and Midlands State University) under the Zimbabwe Human Rights Capacity Development Programme 2016-2018, recently concluded a two-day workshop on human rights research methodologies in the vibrant capital city of Harare. A particular focus of this workshop was to, through targeted…

Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Training in Zimbabwe

This week, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in cooperation with the Zimbabwean Centre for Applied Legal Research launched the second professional training programme on human rights for Zimbabwe. The workshop, which takes place in Harare, brings together ministries, government departments, local authorities, the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission, civil society organisations and academic institutions for five days…

Moving Towards Clinical Legal Education Clinics in Zimbabwe

The Institute recently organised an introductory workshop to clinical legal education in Zimbabwe in cooperation with the Herbert Chitepo School of Law and the International Commission of Jurist’s Zimbabwe programme The objective of the workshop was to contribute to knowledge and skills needed by university teachers to provide clinical legal education to students. This includes…

Expanding the Role of Libraries in Zimbabwe

  Three librarians from Zimbabwe made a study visit recently to the Raoul Wallenberg Institute as part of the Institute’s Zimbabwe Human Rights Capacity Development Programme 2016-2018. “The overall aim of the study visit and training was to show and share good practices in how we are running Libraries in Sweden and collect tips and…