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 >>

Women must warm up to the media

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Women in various spheres of life complain about receiving unfair media coverage or about being completely ignored by news organisations. They also complain about the fact that in most cases comments or analytical views on politics or the economy are often sourced from men. It... Read More >>