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Thursday, November 25, 2010

CCCD takes 16 Days campaign to the church

16 Days of Activism working group
CCCD sets up a working group to spearhead the 16 Days of Activism against Gender based violence in Churches in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. The team comprise of 14 women, five girls, two boys and three men. The working group has identified four local churches where workshops will be conducted. The official launch of the campaign will be held at the Apostolic Faith Mission and the last workshop will be held at Noah’s Ark Ministries. The working group has developed a communication strategy to effectively deliver behaviour change messages. We will keep you updated of our campaign activities.

CCCD participates in Ideas Festival


CCCD exhibits at the 2010
Ideas Festival held in Bulawayo

THE Creative Centre for Communication and Development (CCCD), in partnership with 63 civil society organisations in Zimbabwe took part in the annual Ideas Festival. The Festival lasted for three days and run under the theme Towards a Democratic Transition. The Reform Agenda. CCCD took the opportunity to highlight gender inequality and the absence of a communication rights culture as major factors that militate against democratic reforms. Currently, Zimbabwe is in the process of writting a new Constitution. Vey few women are actively participating in this process.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Project gets recognition

Our project, "Bringing Voices in from the Margins" funded by the World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) was recently featured on the Communication Initiative website and the Soul Beat, a bi-weekly e-magazine with a subscriber base of over 15 000 from across Africa and globally