Tariro Loice Nyamuda – Women Deliver

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2020

Tariro Loice Nyamuda

  • Age: 27
  •    |   She/her/hers

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Young people, it's now or never. Your civic participation now is the ultimate key in reshaping and building a sustainable future for you and the generations to come. Get involved now!

- Tariro Loice Nyamuda

Bio

Tariro Loice Nyamuda was born and raised in Zimbabwe.She is a children, adolescent and young people living/ affected by HIV/AIDS mental health advocate. She is passionate about the physical, health and mental wellness of children and adolescents.She is also a Co- founder of Youth fir Sustainable Development Africa ,a youth led organization.

What ignited your pursuit for gender equality?

Growing up in a patriarchal family, I witnessed gender-based comments that were directed at girls and women that they would never make it in life and that we were bound to follow the lead of our brothers. At one point, a family member told me that I should never make a decision without my younger brother's consent. I made a decision from that day that I wanted equal treatment.

Please share your biggest wins as an advocate for gender equality.

My biggest wins as an advocate was being the My Health My Dignity menstrual health campaign Ambassador. The campaign research findings and recommendations were presented at the University of Zimbabwe health seminar.

Outside of your gender equality advocacy work, what do you enjoy doing?

I enjoy participating in health related focus group discussions. I enjoy doing feeding schemes in rural schools, from food preparation to doing the dishes. I enjoy cooking and all things home decor.

Languages Spoken:

  • English (Advanced/Native)
  • Shona (Advanced/Native)

Speaks On:

  • children, adolescent and young people living with HIV mental health
  • adolescent SRH service delivery
  • adolescent menstrual health

Past Awards, Certifications, or Fellowships:

  • Sexual Reproductive Health,HIV,TB and Human Rights Advocate Certification (2021)
  • Technology and Innovation for SRHR Advocacy (2020)
  • Community Health Studies Award (2019)
  • Youth Leadership Development Course (2018)
  • Child Rights Ambassador (2015)