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/Dr Noel Garikai Muridzo
Dr Noel Garikai Muridzo
Dr Noel Garikai Muridzo

Position:  Acting Director

Department: School of Social Work
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  • Dip Social Work (University of Zimbabwe)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (University of Zimbabwe)
  • Master of Social Work (University of Zimbabwe)
  • Doctor of Philosophy Social Work (University of Witwatersrand)

Research interests

  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Child Protection
  • Social Policy
  • Social protection
  • International Social Work
  • Social Work regulation
  • Mental health


Training, corporate governance, counselling and management

Selected publications

  • Muridzo, N. G., Chikadzi, V, Mafa, I. and Chinyenze, P. (2018). Parental circumstances leading to child sexual abuse in Zimbabwe. Journal of Social Development in Africa 33  (2),
  • Muridzo, N., Chikadzi, V and Kaseke, E. (2018). Challenges faced by Professionals working in Child Sexual Abuse Multi sectorial forums: A Case of the Victim Friendly System Zimbabwe. Social Work Maatskaplike Werk, 55 (4), 452- 468. doi.
  • Muridzo, N., Chikadzi, V and Kaseke, E. (2018) Challenges faced by Child sexual abuse survivours with disabilities utilising available intervention strategies: A case of the Victim Friendly System in Zimbabwe. Journal of Human Rights and Social Work. Available at
  • Muchinako, G.A and Muridzo, N.G. (2015). Challenges faced by University of Zimbabwe students on Fieldwork Attachment. Journal of Sociology ,3 (7)
  • Muridzo, N. and Malianga, E. (2015) Child sexual abuse in Zimbabwe: prevention strategies for social workers. African Journal of Social Work, l5 ( 2). 41- 64.
  • Muridzo, N. G. (2014). Child Sexual Abuse in Zimbabwe:  A Social Work Agenda. Indian Journal of Social Work 75, (1), 49 – 68.  Ref: IJSW/BX-1/12/53
  • Matsika, A. B, Muridzo, N.G, Nyanguru, A.C and Dzingirai, V. (2013).Innocent inmates: The case of children living with incarcerated mothers in Zimbabwe’s Chikurubhi Prison.  Journal of Social Development in Africa 28 (2), 73-92.
  • Mtetwa, E. and Muridzo N. G. (2013). An analysis of the 2013 national budget statement and its implications for social work practice in Zimbabwe. Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) 13 (5). Doi. 10.9790/0837-1350106.

Leadership position held

  • Vice President International Federation of Social Workers
  • Regional President:  International Federation of Social Workers, Africa Region
  • President: National Association of Social Workers Zimbabwe (2011 – 2015).

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