Zimbabwe: Gays and lesbians struggle for basic human rights

Published: April 30, 2010

Zimbabwe: gays and lesbians struggle for basic human rights

Violet speaks to the Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe [GALZ] Programmes Manager for Gender, Fadzai Muparutsa (Pictured). The discussion focuses on the recent reports of violence against the gay community and their struggle for basic human rights. Fadzai also talks about how gay victims of violence are often ridiculed by police officers after reporting an assault; and how even hospital staff mock them when seeking treatment. The discussion also looks at how minority issues are not taken seriously by both the ZANU PF and MDC leaderships.

-Read the full interview at the link below-

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