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Eventos

Marcha pela liberdade de expressão:

Liberdade de Expressão

Marcha por Gilles Cistac:

Marcha Gilles Sistac

Marcha pela igualdade

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Contra violação dos direitos humanos no Código Penal

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Concurso de fotografia

Vencedores da 2ª edição

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Marcha pela paz

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Desfile do 1º de Maio

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Prémio da Rede de Defesa dos Direitos Sexuais e Reprodutivos 2012

Anúncio dos vencedores

Marcha de Solidariedade

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Fotos da Marcha de Solidariedade dos Povos da SADC (2012)

Multimedia

Não é fácil ser mulher ...

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... em Moçambique

Aborto. Pense nisso...

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(Material usado em acções de formação da WLSA)

Perigo de morte!

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O aborto ilegal em Moçambique

Quem vai querer dar a luz aqui?

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O estado em que se encontram alguns dos postos de saúde em Cabo Delgado

"Alzira"

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Filme produzido pela WLSA Moçambique sobre sobre uma jovem que, até há pouco tempo, vivia com fístula obstétrica.

"Omitidas"

Brochura elaborada pela WLSA Moçambique sobre o problema da fístula obstétrica - um drama que atinge cerca de 100.000 mulheres em Moçambique.

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Clique aqui para descarregar a brochura (em PDF)

Leia mais sobre fístula obstétrica

Contra a violência de género

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A sociedade civil manifestou-se na inauguração dos X Jogos Africanos

Vovós acusadas de feiticeiras:

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Project focuses on the situation of women in Moatize

Through the project “Empowering girls and women in mining areas, Moatize, Tete, 2016-2018”, with funding from the European Union, WLSA Mozambique is working on the human rights’ situation in areas of exploitation of natural resources. This has been, in recent years, a subject of the utmost importance and relevance, because it is affecting the lives of many communities, not only in Tete, but also in Cabo Delgado and Nampula, among other provinces.

The project started in the field in May 2016, and its overall objective is to contribute to improve the situation of girls and women in communities affected by mining in Moatize district, decreasing gender asymmetries and allowing them greater access to resources, with special relevance to the sexual and reproductive rights and gender violence.

The project had as its starting point a survey, to deepen understanding of the impact on women and girls of socio-economic transformations and dynamics in Moatize. The survey will serve as the basis for actions that intend to increase the sensitivity of the local actors, decision-makers and public opinion with regard to the impact of mining industries on girls and women in the communities. On the other hand, and thinking about the continuity of the action even after the end of the project, it is intended to strengthen women’s associations and local human rights organizations, empower and raise awareness among community leaders and State agents to ensure greater access to rights and resources for  girls and women in the communities.

Therefore the survey purported to know how resettlement has affected the population, considering the differentiated impacts on girls and women, and to understand what mechanisms are developed for material and symbolic survival.

The “resettled” became a sociological and political category, with rights and social problems, but that basically have been ignored by the Government, concerned with preserving its discourse that mining is the right path to a better future for all. If it wasn’t for civil society that writes and publishes reports, organizes protest movements and opens up possibilities for other initiatives, the resettled would be ignored on the national scene.

The survey also considered the impact on the population of Moatize in general, usually little visible in the studies that have been undertaken. Yet, a strong impact on the cost of living was felt, pressure on resources such as land and housing, decreased quality of health services, education and transport. Also, as mentioned earlier, the implementation of a strongly masculine industry created serious imbalances that are reflected in the safety of women, with the occurrence of several incidents of sexual violence, increase in prostitution and in the number of premature marriages and early pregnancies, HIV and AIDS, and other sexually transmitted diseases.

Presently the survey report is in its final stages and will be made public in due course on this website.

Cartaz do projecto

 

 

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Other documents available:

  • Shadow Report on the “Stage of implementation of the CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women) in Mozambique”.
  • Mozambique NGO Statement, presented at the 38th CEDAW Session, highlighting the main issues mentioned in the shadow report.
  • Concluding comments by the CEDAW Committee, identifying areas of concern and suggesting recommendations to the Government of Mozambique.

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