Maternal death : Zimbabwe

So again we find our that the maternal death rate is increasing. I'm so sick n tired of watching the news and it's all political noise that leads us nowhere.   Meanwhile back at the ranch a woman is dying while giving birth! Or a 14 year old is being raped as she tries to … Continue reading Maternal death : Zimbabwe

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TESHE Diaries Sexual Health Series – A collection of Stories of African women living in Canada : OTHERWISE NORMAL CANADIAN DAY

  We are blessed to now call home a nation that embraces the LGBTIQ+ community.  I have friends who live openly here for the first time in their lives and as a community health ambassador, I also encounter different stories on this.  Yes, we are free, here in Canada, but we still have loved ones … Continue reading TESHE Diaries Sexual Health Series – A collection of Stories of African women living in Canada : OTHERWISE NORMAL CANADIAN DAY

TESHE Diaries Sexual Health Series – A collection of Stories of African women living in Canada Diary entry : Something didn’t feel right

This week I'm bringing to the forefront some of the issues that make it hard for women, particularly those of African descent, immigrants, to fully enjoy all their sexual and reproductive health rights.  As community health ambassadors, we hear many stories; being too embarrassed to speak up, fear of retaliation and the shame attached to … Continue reading TESHE Diaries Sexual Health Series – A collection of Stories of African women living in Canada Diary entry : Something didn’t feel right

My first documentary was in 2011. Odyssey from Student to Sex worker

This Documentary was produced in 2011. It was a result of a Baseline Survey: Documenting The Experiences Of Women Engaging In Sex Work And Students At The University Of Zimbabwe Engaging In Transactional Sex: A Case Study Of Harare  The result was a documentary titled - Odyssey- From Student to Sex Worker. Main outcomes of the … Continue reading My first documentary was in 2011. Odyssey from Student to Sex worker

Stamping Out Stigma (A day in the life of a person living with HIV series)

Stigma around people living with HIV (PLWH) is still very high in Ontario.  It's been well documented that one of the key barriers to HIV awareness is stigma. Many people to this day have the wrong perception of what it is to be HIV positive and the images that are often used, perpetuate that stigma. … Continue reading Stamping Out Stigma (A day in the life of a person living with HIV series)