Citizens in Action Southern Africa
WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY 2022: CALL TO ACTION
Citizens In Action Southern Africa (CIASA) joins the rest of the world to commemorate world mental health day which seeks to focus on ensuring mental
Rumors and misinformation around covid 19 poses unique challenges for people with disabilities and the Shangani speaking people
The spread of rumors and misinformation has become a global pandemic that has been largely driven by social media, gaps and barriers that exists when
Endangered species face extinction due to ongoing habitat loss: A case of Gladiolus zimbabweensis
Gladiolus zimbabweensis, a species of perennial herb in the family Iridaceae has very rapidly disappeared from many of the places from which it was known in the Manica highlands
CIASA calls upon Zimbabwean Parliament to accede to the 1984 adoption of the Convention against torture
The Citizens In Action Southern Africa submitted a petition to the Zimbabwean Parliament on the 20th of July 2022 calling on the Parliament to Accede
CIASA capacitates Chipinge community monitors to protect endangered species
Citizens in Action Southern Africa hold a two day community monitoring capacity building workshop on protection of endangered species on the 15th of July and
CIASA COMMEMORATES NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY
Citizens In Action Southern Africa (CIASA) joins the rest of the world to commemorate Nelson Mandela International day which was declared in recognition of Nelson
Olinia Chimanimani risks extinction as illegal small scale gold miners increases around Chimanimani Mountains￼
The Olinia Chimanimani, a critically endangered cycad in Zimbabwe faces serious extinction possibilities as the plant species has been extremely decimated in the natural habitat
Traditional leadership applauds CIASA’s move to sensitize community members on protection of endangered species
Traditional leadership in Chipinge have applauded Citizens in Action Southern Africa’s move to sensitize community members on wildlife conservation and protection of endangered species. The
CIASA partners NANGO on a national clarion call towards the creation of an enabling environment for CSOs in Zimbabwe
Citizens in Action Southern Africa in partnership with NANGO facilitated Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) movement building meetings in the Western, Southern and central regions of
Climate change and devastating droughts in Chipinge threaten survival of endangered species
Climate change, its devastating effects and droughts in the Chipinge district are threatening the survival of Zimbabwe’s endangered species especially elephants. Climate change has left
CIASA in partnership with Green Institute’s move to contain climate induced disasters and human wildlife conflicts welcomed by Chipinge DDC
Citizens In Action Southern Africa In partnership with Green Institute held a community-stakeholder dialogue meeting on human wildlife conflict and recover pathways after climate induced
The Southern African community is made up of states that are seized by a plethora of problems in the areas of democratic governance as well as the rule of law.
Southern Africa is characterized by growing inequality and discrimination against women, youth, and people with disabilities and sexual and gender minorities, in the face of progressive national, regional and international laws and human rights instruments.
The Southern African region faces many economic challenges that are adversely affecting its population. These include financial crises being experienced across the globe; increased unemployment for the region’s youth; rising inflation rates with almost all countries of the region recording double-digit inflation, pushing up the cost of living; the scramble for natural resources and land by developed countries, dispossessing local communities and stripping them off their livelihoods
CIASA believes that every child deserves clean water. Our community-based approach gives us deep roots in the community.
CIASA works with children, including the most vulnerable, help with access to quality education and attainment of functional levels of literacy, numeracy and essential life skills. When children can read, they can better advocate for their rights and help provide for their families..
Mandated to Protect, Develop and Empower women and girls in their diversity for the full realization and enjoyment of rights by all.
The organization has been established by a group of women activists coming together in recognition and belief that the organization can make a significant and positive impact in Southern Africa and beyond the region. The CIASA formation was therefore meant to tackle important issues at a scale where it can achieve significant and measurable impacts.
To protect, develop and empower women and girls in their diversity for the full realization and enjoyment of rights by all.