In Harare, the Zimbabwe Civil liberties and Drug Network (ZCLDN) organised an event at the Town House with several hundred in attendance, including the Deputy Director of the Ministry of Health, Harare City medical officers, pastors and Ministry of Education officials. The guest speaker was Monica Mutsvangwa, the Vice Chairperson of the Southern Africa Development parliamentary forum, who tabled a motion encouraging member states to come up with country drug action plans in line with the Support Don’t Punish campaign messages which has since been adopted.
Also, hundreds of Dzivaresekwa residents in Harare converged at Nyaguwa Shops on 7th July for a Support Don’t Punish awareness campaign where several former drug spoke about drug use in Zimbabwe. Entertainment was provided by local artists and actors.
The Herald, 18 July 2017, Why Zim needs to review its drug laws
Bulawayo 24 News, 26 July 2017: ZCLDN’s statement on Amai Mugabe’s admission on her sons drug use