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

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 ...

Female musician promotes feminism through music
Female musician promotes feminism through music

Female musician promotes feminism through music

by Fiona Mpofu                     

Luzibo Tabona Moyo, stage name Luchi Shiki recently released a song titled Imbokodo, ...

Uproar over Zim Gender Commission's call for dress codes at tertiary institutions
Uproar over Zim Gender Commission's call for dress codes at tertiary institutions

Uproar over Zim Gender Commission's call for dress codes at tertiary institutions

By Correspondent

THE Zimbabwe Gender Commission (ZGC) has courted controversy on social media after an official from the body stated that it was mooting a Dress Code Policy for students as ...

Zimbabwe Gender Commission lobbies for anti-sexual-harassment law
Zimbabwe Gender Commission lobbies for anti-sexual-harassment law

Zimbabwe Gender Commission lobbies for anti-sexual-harassment law

By Precious Moyo

THE Zimbabwe Gender Commission (ZGC) is lobbying for a national law that protects citizens especially women and girls against sexual harassment and gender based violence.

Zimbabwe needs a national gender audit; Women advocates
Zimbabwe needs a national gender audit; Women advocates

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 par...

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

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...

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

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 contin...

Eveline High School student to represent Zim girl children in Egypt
Eveline High School student to represent Zim girl children in Egypt

Eveline High School student to represent Zim girl children in Egypt

By Joleen Marara

Praise Dube (16) is among two delegates from Bulawayo, chosen to represent girls in Egypt in November after having a mock presentation on the National Child Led Conference ...

New student loan scheme poorly marketed
New student loan scheme poorly marketed

New student loan scheme poorly marketed

 FIONA MPOFU                  

A newly launched government loan scheme for tertiary institutions may be helpful but is being poo...

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

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

by Fiona Mpofu              

Women have called for more open discussions on women's empo...

Temporary ban of Ecocash Cash In and Out transactions disrupts women's trade
Temporary ban of Ecocash Cash In and Out transactions disrupts women's trade

Temporary ban of Ecocash Cash In and Out transactions disrupts women's trade

By Joleen Marara

The Zimbabwean Government’s temporary banning of cash in and cash out transactions by Ecocash merchants last week, incapacitated a lot of women using this means of paymen...

Girl child given a platform at Intwasa 2019
Girl child given a platform at Intwasa 2019

Girl child given a platform at Intwasa 2019

By Fiona Mpofu

One of Intwasa Arts festival 2019’s most anticipated events, 100 girls 100 voices didn’t disappoint. 

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Street Set girls football club giving Sizinda girls new hope
Street Set girls football club giving Sizinda girls new hope

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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Women suffer hardships from lengthy power cuts.
Women suffer hardships from lengthy power cuts.

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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Tsholotsho Young woman Ventures into carpentry business
Tsholotsho Young woman Ventures into carpentry business

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.<...

Women with disabilities call for better service delivery in ZUPCO transport
Women with disabilities call for better service delivery in ZUPCO transport

Women with disabilities call for better service delivery in ZUPCO transport

By Lungile Moyo

Women have called on better service delivery for women with disabilities in the transportation industry particularly ZUPCO public buses.

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"Know your rights", women told.

By Shamiso Chigonde

“My people perish because of lack of knowledge,” Prophet Hosea once said. Such has been the case for many women who have failed to demand their rights due to ignoran...

Young women call for alignment of age of consent with child protection act
Young women call for alignment of age of consent with child protection act

Young women call for alignment of age of consent with child protection act

Fiona Mpofu   

Young women have called for the government to align the age of sexual consent with the child protection act. 

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 100 Zimbabwean women selected for the Academy of Women Entreprenuers business training programme
 100 Zimbabwean women selected for the Academy of Women Entreprenuers business training programme

100 Zimbabwean women selected for the Academy of Women Entreprenuers business training programme

By FIONA MPOFU                                                   

A hundred women entrepreneurs, thirty of them from Bul...

LEAD Girls 2019 Basketball camp a resounding success
LEAD Girls 2019 Basketball camp a resounding success

LEAD Girls 2019 Basketball camp a resounding success

By Fiona Mpofu 

Bulawayo: Team spirit was obviously in the air judging from all the cheering and screaming that could be heard coming fro...

Gender links launches gender hub at Umguza Rural District Council 
Gender links launches gender hub at Umguza Rural District Council 

Gender links launches gender hub at Umguza Rural District Council 

By FIONA MPOFU 

GENDER links country manager, Mrs Priscillar Maphosa has encouraged councils to come together in their respective Provinces to st...

UBH to have clinic to treat
UBH to have clinic to treat

UBH to have clinic to treat "weak bladder" issues among women

By Precious Moyo

Bulawayo is set to have its first public obstetric fistula clinic   established at UBH to serve the southern parts of the country by year end, thanks to funding from the U...

Women living with disabilities call for fair health care services
Women living with disabilities call for fair health care services

Women living with disabilities call for fair health care services

By Lungile Moyo

Women living with various disabilities have appealed for good and fair service delivery in the health sector, particularly in the maternity department.

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BCC calls on Bulawayo women to work closely with local authority
BCC calls on Bulawayo women to work closely with local authority

BCC calls on Bulawayo women to work closely with local authority

By Lungile Moyo

Female residents in Bulawayo have been invited to work hand in glove with the local authority  as a means of addressing service d...

Women shoot down War-vets appeal for portion of women's quota in parliament
Women shoot down War-vets appeal for portion of women's quota in parliament

Women shoot down War-vets appeal for portion of women's quota in parliament

By Fiona Mpofu 

Women have expressed concern over media comments by Jerry Masiya, a war veteran, suggesting that war veterans should be awarded part of the quota given to women in the parl...

Women's News Beat: Wheels of Justice
Women's News Beat: Wheels of Justice

Women's News Beat: Wheels of Justice

By Amakhosikazi Media

On this weeks episode of #WomensNewsBeat we debate the appointment of Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo to the Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commission (ZACC). As wife to Minister...

ZUPCO urged to provide exclusive buses for students
ZUPCO urged to provide exclusive buses for students

ZUPCO urged to provide exclusive buses for students

By Precious Moyo

Her last Mathematics lesson is the worst and she barely comprehends it because her mind wanders as she constantly checks the time.

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Tertiary institutions urged to implement sexual harassment policies
Tertiary institutions urged to implement sexual harassment policies

Tertiary institutions urged to implement sexual harassment policies

By Precious Moyo

THE Zimbabwe Gender Commission (ZGC) has called upon universities to come up with policies that specifically address sexual harassment amid reports of an i...