Emotional violence

Zimbabwe: Born in a polygamous family ruined my future

I am a 41 year old divorcee. I was born in a polygamous family and that contributed to the ruinous life that I am living. My late mother was the […]

October 10, 2019 Themes: Emotional violence Programs: Gender Justice

Zimbabwe: Abandoned by our mother and later abused in marriage

My name is Mamoyo* I was born to a family of two and my parents separated when I was eight years old. The situation exposed me to abuse and created […]

October 10, 2019 Themes: Emotional violence | Gender based violence Programs: Gender Justice

Zimbabwe: My miscarriages may cost me my marriage

I was born to a very loving and caring father, Davison, who made me what I am today. My mother died when I was only three and left Davison to […]

October 10, 2019 Themes: Emotional violence | Gender based violence Programs: Gender Justice

Zimbabwe: I went through hell

My name is Tsitsi* I did not go far with my education as my late grandmother could not afford to pay for my school needs. It was in 1978 when […]

October 10, 2019 Themes: Emotional violence Programs: Gender Justice

Zimbabwe: Exposed to GBV and suffered the after effects

My name is Tsitsi* I am a woman aged 56. I am married and I have four children. I am currently living in Norton. I was exposed to a serious […]

October 10, 2019 Themes: Emotional violence | Gender based violence Programs: Gender Justice

Zimbabwe: Dependence pushed me on the pangs of emotional abuse

My name is Monkey* I was born in a family of eight that is, five boys and three girls. All our parents are alive and they managed to send all […]

October 10, 2019 Themes: Emotional violence | Gender based violence Programs: Gender Justice

Zimbabwe: A chain of restrictions that shattered my career

My name is Tafadzwa* I am the first born in a family of seven that is four girls and three boys. I grew up in a Christian family that guarded […]

October 10, 2019 Themes: Emotional violence | Gender based violence Programs: Gender Justice

Zimbabwe: The mysterious death of my husband tortured me emotionally

My name is Vee* I got married in December 1980. I lived happily with my husband and God blessed our marriage with four children. My husband was a soldier and […]

October 10, 2019 Themes: Emotional violence Programs: Gender Justice

The Safe Haven Halfway Home – Mauritius

The SAFE HAVEN HALFWAY HOME (SHHH) is a temporary shelter for teenage girls who are homeless due to abuse and rejection from family members. ABOUT US  September 2017, Gender Links Mauritius opened […]

Zimbabwe: Deflowered and rejected

I first fell in love during my first year in secondary school but lost my virginity four years later to the same boyfriend. He did not force me but I […]