The Price Of Professional Silence: The Place Of The Social Work Profession On Zimbabwe’s Human Rights Arena



The place of the social work profession in the human rights arena is beyond doubt. To this end, social work strives to eliminate distress, improve the social functioning of individuals, groups and communities as well as promoting social justice. Zimbabwe has been confronted by a plethora of human rights challenges mainly towards and during elections. Various professional bodies have taken it upon themselves to safeguard the rights of the generality of citizens. Social work profession has emerged as the odd one out in this quest for visibility in the face of social distress resulting from political  and governance problems.

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