Charline Vuta a Higherlife Foundation fellow was recently named a gender champion amongst other youths who are pushing back against gender-based violence and promoting gender equality in Zimbabwe.
Through her school Charltan School Trust for early married women and adolescent mothers, Charline offers a one year rehabilitation program where the mothers can keep their babies whilst pursuing one of three pathways Education, Empowerment or Employment.
The Zimbabwe 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is led by Chengeto Zimbabwe Trust through their media vehicle IssuesPaneNyaya in collaboration with SAYWHAT and FAWEZI. The campaign focuses on young people aged 16-30 years who are implementing initiatives to foster safer spaces for women and girls. The campaign is designed to build the capacity of youths to participate and take ownership of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign in a bid to ensure their participation in the elimination of gender-based violence in its communities.