The Sadc Protocol on Gender and Development is a perfect instrument that needs to implemented by all member States to
Last week Cabinet approved the Gender Commission Bill which is likely to be tabled in Parliament next month.
Zimbabwe has made significant strides in gender equality but still lags behind on key indicators, according to the la
When Kim*'s husband was diagnosed with HIV, he began to subject his wife to unrelenting emotional and physical abuse.
The new constitution, adopted ahead of the July elections, guarantees freedoms to demonstrate and gather, said Zimbab
Women political activists in rural Zimbabwe have told Amnesty International they have been threatened with violence a
Zimbabwe may become the world's first country to pass a law requiring that women hold at least 50 percent of posts in
IT is both ironic and tragic that policy debates on the need to reform the security sector in post-conflict societies
For long Zimbabwean women have played second fiddle to their male counterparts in all spheres of life but a new const
The year 2012 has thus far proved promising for the African woman's status within public bodies following the recent
With sacrificing family resources to educate a girl child and a potential future leader still a big societal challeng
SECURICO, the company that Zimbabwe's Divine Ndhlukula started in her cottage in the late 1990s with four employees a
The MDC Women's Assembly has celebrated the resilience shown by women to fight off socio-economic hardships caused by
ZANU PF and the two main MDC parties have agreed controversial new plans to establish a bloated Parliament with close
It is only three months old.
Zimbabwean women involved in politics and civil society have warned against holding elections without creating a peac
A small garage in Chitungwiza has become a centre of hope and rejuvenation for victims and perpetrators of gender bas
“There is need to provide more information about how individuals and organisations can know more about the UN C
Women from across Zimbabwe have celebrated the launch of a strategic high-level women's coalition.
They held their first summit in Kadoma last month, convened by Gender Links, the Zimbabwe Local Government Associatio
A RECENT case involving MDC-T MP Evelyn Masaiti's failed attempt to marry her Cameroonian partner yet again illustrat
The United Nations (UN) has been slammed for its silence on Zimbabwe and the campaign of politically motivated rape,
As we were growing up, we used to hear a story about Nigerian immigration that best illustrated corruption in Africa:
Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) in Zimbabwe are routinely arrested, unlawfully detained and subjected to ill-tre
The Research Advocacy Unit (RAU) has attacked government for failing to enact laws that criminalise politically-motiv
Zimbabwe is a fragile state.
Civic society leaders in Mutare say holding elections this year would be a recipe for disaster.
Members from the Women of Zimbabwe of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) were indiscriminately beaten by police in Bulawayo yester
Zimbabwe has signed key international and regional instruments designed to empower women and eliminate discrimination
The introduction of the National Youth Service Programme (NYSP) in 2001 saw an upsurge in politically motivated rape
The Federation of African Media Women in Zimbabwe (FAMWZ) says there is lack of gender sensitivity in Zimbabwean medi
More than 100 female business and political leaders gathered in Harare for a three-day international conference on &q
African women from more than 12 countries in the region will from today meet in Harare and deliberate on ways to acce
International human rights group, Amnesty International, this week called for police to refrain from violating the ri
"Women in Zimbabwe are largely seen as a huge demographic to be exploited by politicians who seek our support,&q
Police in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, disrupted meetings and marches observing International Women's Day, detaining a speaker
The women of Zimbabwe have had varying experiences with national law enforcement agencies and many of them are unplea
A few weeks ago there was a revolution in Tunisia.
Police in Harare on Tuesday tried to block a peaceful demonstration by pressure group Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA),
There would you go for assistance if you were the victim of rape?
Women constitute the majority of the population in Zimbabwe and often make up the bulk of participants at any rally o
Zimbabwe has launched its first magazine specifically targetting women.
There should be no impunity for the perpetrators of rape and it is important for Zimbabwe to set up a multi-sectoral
Zimbabwe Women in Trade and Development, a non-profit making Trust (ZWITAD), has received $50 000 from FBC Bank Limit
Women in Zimbabwe have come out strongly against the idea of holding elections in 2011, saying that a full implementa
The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition joins the world in commemorating the 16 days of activism against gender based violen
As calls for an early election grow louder, the country's civic society groups want government to launch a countrywid
The Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) and the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) recently conclu
I remember when I was a small child and in middle of the night and early hours of the morning I heard a cry, a scream