- Humanitarian response in which we provided urgent humanitarian support to marginalised communities and institutions reaching out to over 17 000 people and 26 institutions that included rural clinics, schools, quarantine centres and correctional facilities.
- Human rights monitoring in which we documented emerging human rights issues and community responses to COVID – 19 pandemic and the measures put in place. 7 reports were published under the ‘Their Voices Matter Series’.
- Policy advocacy pillar in which we called for a human rights centred-approach to fighting COVID-19. 2 policy briefs where published and 1 comprehensive analytical report ‘Rights in Crisis’.
Yesterday, 3 February 2021, the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association (ZimRights), filed an urgent chamber application at the High Court in Harare, seeking to compel the government of Zimbabwe to provide a COVID-19 National Vaccination Deployment Plan and the accompanying budget in the face of a ravaging pandemic that has killed over two million people worldwide and over 1200 in Zimbabwe. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, at ZimRights, we have always called upon the government to ensure that human rights are at the centre of the fight against COVID-19. In pursuit of this agenda, we have operationalised a COVID-19 response strategy under the following pillars: