Mobile Apps helping women manage their menstrual cycles, SRH

By Takudzwa Mahove

Thanks to new IT apps, women and girls are now empowered and can now manage their sexual reproductive health. They can now track when to expect their period to start and stop and , when they are most likely to fall pregnant if they are intimate.

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Woman excels in small scale mining

By Takudzwa Mahove

 

For Sophie Takuva, the Great Dyke is a gift that keeps on giving as she sings forward ever backward never. Sophie started off as a small scale supplier, became a gold buyer and is now a successful small scale miner.

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Byo Women Market Traders ignore call to be on lockdown for COVID-19 to make ends meet

by Marvellouse Matsvimbo

Women informal market traders have defied the call to stay at home to avoid spreading and or contracting the deadly Corona Virus. Many of them say this is the only way they can feed their children.

 

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Women's football hit hard by Covid-19

by Loveness Nyathi


FEMALE footballers are struggling to focus on the game during the Covid-19 crisis as demanding household chores at home keep them away from individual training.

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Bulawayo women respond to Corona lockdown in ZimbabweVirus

by Joleen Marara

Women in Bulawayo have expressed mixed feelings over the call for citizens to stay home over the Corona virus.

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Vagina Monologues encouraging uncomfortable but necessary dialogue on women's reproductive health

By Thandeka Matebesi

In many African societies sex and sexuality are taboo topics that cannot be explicitly and freely talked about especially with parents or relatives. Any attempt at openly discussing sex and sexuality is castigated as a sing of immorality. Most young people have turned to alternative forms of knowledge such as friends, internet and television where they risk getting wrong information which puts them in harms’ way.

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Women in business face Covid-19 setbacks

by Loveness Nyathi


REELING from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, women’s entrepreneurial grouping, Inotho Kubomama is struggling to get back on its feet after members used reserve funds during the lockdown.

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Women Making A Difference S1 E1

By Fiona Mpofu

In this first episode of Women Making A Difference, host Fiona Mpofu speaks to development enthusiast Gift Mteletwa about the work she does with Phelandaba Skills Craft Centre to empower women in the community.

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COVID-19 takes psychological toll on Zim health care workers

By Nyaradzo Bakari

For all the years they have dedicated their lives to saving people’s lives through their job, 2020 has turned out to be the most devastating of their experiences and the greatest worry is the mental health effects that come with dealing with the deadly COVID -19 pandemic. Health front liners’ experiences during this pandemic are a narration of sad and tough experiences they have to endure saving lives and putting their own on the line.

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Musasa Project urges women to report GBV cases

by Takudzwa Mahove

It is an age-old topic of discussion, a global problem which needs to be addressed day in day out with never ending efforts of indoctrination for humankind to realise and accept that Gender Based Violence has no place anywhere in the world.

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Use taxes fairly women urge Govt

by Joleen Marara

Women have called the Government of Zimbabwe to use the public's taxes to also benefit them and their development and empowerment needs.

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Women in Tsholotsho feel the pinch of climate change

 

by Thandeka Matebesi

Miss Chelesani Ndlovu is a single mother of three residing with her mother in Ward 13 area in Tsholotsho, Matabeleland North. Every October she starts her farming preparations despite the fact that for the past two consecutive seasons there has been erratic rainfall which comes mostly around December and January.

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Lupane Women Development Trust steps in to slow down Corona spread

by Marvelous Matsvimbo

Lupane Womens Development Trust donated dishwashing liquid and 20 litre containers for boreholes in Lupane to help sanitise rural women because women and girls are at risk of contracting covid 19 as they are the ones who provide basic services like fetching water.

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Know your constitution Plumtree women urged

By Marvellous Matsvimbo

Women in Plumtree have been encouraged to get to know their constitution better in a bid to understand their rights as well understand any changes proposed on it.

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One on One with Amakhosikazi E1 S1

With Busi Bhebhe

In the first episode of One on One with Amakhosikazi, Busi Bhebhe talks with Jennifer Lizzie Ngulube, a recipient of the Queen of England's honour for her work with children in the UK.

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