RYWSN held an Arts Festival themed Telling the Young Women's Story Arts Festival in Chikomba on Thursday the 12th of September.
The objective of the Arts Festival was to provide young women with an opportunity to advocate for the realization of their fundamental rights and engage with duty bearers. The Festival also provided young women with a platform to share stories of their lived realities and conditions.
Young women expressed their stories in different ways such as songs, poetry, drama and washing line. Young women were provided with space to exhibit their work in various sectors such as farming, weaving, moulding etc. The event was attended by more than 300 participants.
The Stakeholders who graced the Festival includes the District Administrator, Council Chairperson, Chikomba RDC Chief Executive Officer, Social Service Committee Chairperson, Councilors, Sadza Hospital Matron, Ministry of Women Affairs and Ministry of Youth, Sports, Arts and Recreation. #TellingTheYoungWomenStory Yet Trust Embassy of Sweden in Harare Mudzimai Wechidiki ActionAid Zimbabwe Embassy of the Netherlands in Zimbabwe UNFPA - Zimbabwe National Endowment for Democracy Rosewita Katsande Michelle Chic Gudo Darlington Farai Muyambwa Thembile Tebele Phute