By Own Correspondent
A young lawyer Freddy Masirirevu has joined the initiative to educate other fellow men to fight Gender based Violence.
Zimbabwe joined the rest of the world in commemorating 16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence.
On Friday the young lawyer mobilised scores of young people to denounce those who use their political muscles to abuse women.
They paraded in the streets placards written “Power is temporary but humanity is permanent”
Speaking to this publication Masirirevu said that the march comes at a time when certain individuals where manipulating the sytem of the country to abuse women.
“Gender based violence is broad and it doesn’t happen in a domestic set up but sometimes in work places and some political connected people are also abusing women using the systems of the government something which should stop
“Everyone was born from the womb of a women and those people should be respected rather than abusing them,” Masirirevu said.
Vice President Constantino Chiwenga’s estranged wife, Marry Mubaiwa who is being vehemently denied of her travel documents to get treatment for a skin ailment that she is battling which she believes emanated from the Bulawayo bomb attack three years ago has been one notable incident.
She has currently made an urgent High Court application to have her passport released following the callous treatment she is allegedly receiving from the State.
All this drama is unfolding and affecting women who are deemed anti-establishment yet we have a government that claims to respect human rights
Earlier this year MDC trio of Netsai Marova, Cecilia Chimbiri and legislator Joana Mamombe were allegedly abducted and tortured but however the girls were later accused of communicating falsehoods.