Women call for bigger platforms for their issues to be heard.

by Fiona Mpofu              

Women have called for more open discussions on women's empowerment and involvement in politics, saying it is high time such discussions included both men and women so as to come up with inclusive policies.

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Zvishavane women welcome free sanitary pads

Women in the mining town of Zvishavane have welcomed and applauded the government for the sensitive move of allocating the girl child with substantial funds to ensure those in school get free sanitary wear starting in 2020.

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Zimbabwe needs a national gender audit; Women advocates

By Joleen Marara

WOMEN advocates and activists working in leadership development have said they want to push an agenda for elections to not just be an event but a process that women are part and parcel of,  so that they can also contribute to the development of the country.

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Women in Bulilima-Mangwe continue to build strong financial base through Qogelela scheme

by Fiona Mpofu 

Women from Bulilima and Mangwe districts have celebrated the introduction of Qogelela project in their wards as they highlighted that it has reduced poverty levels in their rural areas as women could now afford to buy basic commodities and provide school stationary for their children.

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Street Set girls football club giving Sizinda girls new hope

By Fiona Mpofu

Street Set girls football club is giving young women in Isizinda township a new lease on life. 

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#LeadGirls2School campaign raises funds for disadvantaged school girls

by Fiona Mpofu                                            

New campaign #LeadGirls2School, set up to help raise funds for disadvantaged rural girls to go back to school, has raised money for 12 grade 6 pupils to cover school fees and stationary for one year.

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Byo mothers plead with GVT for regional Cardiac Surgery centre as heart disease claims lives of 6 infants

By Precious Moyo 

SIX more babies have died from congenital heart disease related complications  (CHDs) in Bulawayo this year, as mothers continue to face challenges in accessing CHD medication at hospitals in the city. 

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Tsholotsho Young woman Ventures into carpentry business

By Lungile Moyo

A young woman Ntokozo Ngwenya (23) from Tsholotsho’s ward seven has ventured into construction business as a way of countering the country’s harsh economic environment. 

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Female musician promotes feminism through music

by Fiona Mpofu                     

Luzibo Tabona Moyo, stage name Luchi Shiki recently released a song titled Imbokodo, which according to the singer is a catalyst for feminist topics to be openly discussed in society. 

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Women suffer hardships from lengthy power cuts.

By Mbalenhle Ndlovu

Women in the Tshabalala suburb of Bulawayo say their lives have become unbearable as they have gone for close to two months without electricity supplies.

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Academy of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) fellows, commemorate Girl-Child day with Montrose Girls High students

By Joleen Marara

Women from the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) celebrated the International Day of The Girl Child at Montrose Girls High where they distributed sanitary pads and had a motivational talk with the girls under the theme, “Girl Force: Unstoppable and Unscripted.”

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New student loan scheme poorly marketed

 FIONA MPOFU                  

A newly launched government loan scheme for tertiary institutions may be helpful but is being poorly marketed as students and parents have little to no knowledge of the programme. 

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