Zimbabwe: Our Voice, Our Pride – Beyond the Prison Walls

Ex -prisoners have often faced discrimination and called damning names in by communities and people. Thus this project seeks to remove this stigma from the community by allowing ex-prisoners to document their stories, challenges and success in the community through the use of a blog. This blog will allow ex-prisoners to create a voice in the community, to share their talents in story writing, to showcase their poems and life changing issues they want to discuss. This will increase their visibility and participation in the community.


  • Very innovative approach towards realizing social justice including restorative justice for former prisoners. Open Society Initiative (OSI) has largely supported this kind of initiatives in which I have been a beneficiary myself–give it a shot

  • the idea sounds good. This is a definitely needed intervention in zimbabwe

  • Isaac

    This is a great idea it will help the community at large to understand the mind of the prisoners as this is a group that may never find a platform to express their minds and experiences. With the ongoing debate about the most appropriate way for rehabilitation in Zimbabwe the project might also contribute immensely to it.

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