Highlighting the Declaration of Rights
The declaration of rights is one of the most fundamental laws of any country. In 2013 under the new constitution of Zimbabwe a new Declaration was signed and came in to action.
Chapter Four of the Constitution contains the Declaration of Rights, Part Two outlines the 31 Fundamental Human Rights and Freedoms. Below you can find a short, non-comprehensive, summary of all Rights. After stating the 31 fundamental rights and freedoms the declaration elaborates on the right of five specific groups in Part Three. For the full text, implementation and application see: The Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 20) Act, 2013.
The Declaration applies to: The State and every person, including juristic persons, and every institution and agency of the government at every level. The constitution calls for all above mentioned actors to respect, protect, promote and fulfil the rights and freedoms set out in Chapter 4