Onward Chironda

GALZ - 2022

Updated January 2024

Onward is a religious leader and an advocate for gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights. He leads MY-AGE (Masvingo Youth and Adolescence Group for Edutainment), a member organization of the COMPASS program.


Onward worked with religious leaders, bringing about their commitment to tolerance and ending stigma and discrimination of LGBTQ populations. He succeeded in integrating LGBTQ needs into Zimbabwe’s Adolescent Health Implementation Strategy. And, his engagement on the Global Fund writing team ensured KP issues were prioritized in the country’s concept note.



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