Media let down women in July elections

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As the dust settles over the historic July 30 elections, Zimbabweans are scrambling for answers after a poor showing by women presidential candidates across the political divide. And fingers are pointing to the media, which failed to rise to the occasion when it mattered most.... Read More >>

Feminism in Zimbabwe overrated

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When MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa said he would be willing to give his 18-year-old sister to his rival President Emmerson Mnangagwa should the latter attain at least 5% of the votes in the historic presidential poll conducted on July 30, feminists went berserk. Chamisa`s... Read More >>

Womens leadership demands political will

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It is no longer enough to state and report on progress in meeting the women’s quota in Zimbabwe. Demands should be made, implementation monitored and accountability sought. Most citizens expected an increased number of women participants in Monday’s election but they were disappointed. According to... Read More >>

Women leadership in Zimbabwe: Reality or pipe dream?

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Zimbabwe’s young female voter has this time round, demonstrated willingness to participate in the elections with energy, confidence and passion, but sadly, not enough to support women candidates. This is unfortunate given that the Biometric Voter’s Registration (BVR) provisional statistics provided by Zimbabwe Electoral Commission... Read More >>