Women express confusion and mixed feelings over the Draft Marriages Bill of 2019
Women express confusion and mixed feelings over the Draft Marriages Bill of 2019

Women express confusion and mixed feelings over the Draft Marriages Bill of 2019

By Busi Bhebhe

Women have shown some confusion over the contents of the Draft Marriages Bill of 2019 which harmonises marriage unions in Zimbabwe and for the first time ever, seeks to provi...

Editorial Comment: Keeping pregnant girls in school could bring more future pros than cons
Editorial Comment: Keeping pregnant girls in school could bring more future pros than cons

Editorial Comment: Keeping pregnant girls in school could bring more future pros than cons

By Nomthunzi Mpofu

"Zonelwa mvu yinye” which has a similar meaning to the adage which goes “a bad apple spoils the barrel”, comes to many a parent's mind when asked if they believe pr...

Luveve High School girls shine at Technovation competition
Luveve High School girls shine at Technovation competition

Luveve High School girls shine at Technovation competition

By Precious Moyo

LUVEVE high schools girls shined at the Technovation Zimbabwe competition scooping two awards both on the junior and seniors categories of best innovators.

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Women divided on pregnant girls continuing in formal schools
Women divided on pregnant girls continuing in formal schools

Women divided on pregnant girls continuing in formal schools

By Mbalenhle Ndlovu

Women in Bulawayo have expressed mixed sentiments over the issue of pregnant students being kept in the formal education system.

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Women prisoners need community support
Women prisoners need community support

Women prisoners need community support

By Pamela Moyo

The Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services has called for women’s organisations to participate in empowering imprisoned women.

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Women called upon to help ease environmental impact of Cyclone Idai
Women called upon to help ease environmental impact of Cyclone Idai

Women called upon to help ease environmental impact of Cyclone Idai

By Shamiso Chogonde

Women in Cyclone Idai hit areas of Zimbabwe have been encouraged to help ease its environmental impact by collecting and selling the waste created by th...

Women miners join national clean-up campaign
Women miners join national clean-up campaign

Women miners join national clean-up campaign

By Takudzwa Mahove @josfisher92 

Zvishavane - Since the beginning of time women have had the unspoken role of keeping their communities and homes clean. As such  t...

Women urged to play leading role in community clean up initiatives
Women urged to play leading role in community clean up initiatives

Women urged to play leading role in community clean up initiatives

By Shamiso Chigonde

Zvishavane - Women have been encouraged to take a leading role in keeping their communities clean and healthy.

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Women's Coalition release statement on VP Mohadi's assault on Ex-Wife
Women's Coalition release statement on VP Mohadi's assault on Ex-Wife

Women's Coalition release statement on VP Mohadi's assault on Ex-Wife

By Women's Coalition of Zimbabwe (WCoZ)

WCoZ is outraged with the reports of violence perpetrated by the Vice President Kembo Mohadi against Mrs. Tambudzani Mohadi on 30 Ma...

Women applaud introduction of mobile TB clinics
Women applaud introduction of mobile TB clinics

Women applaud introduction of mobile TB clinics

By Precious Moyo

The government of Zimbabwe has introduced mobile tuberculosis (TB) screening services to rural areas that have been identified as TB burdened after noting ...

Women in Nkayi celebrate opening of community craft centre
Women in Nkayi celebrate opening of community craft centre

Women in Nkayi celebrate opening of community craft centre

By Precious Moyo

Nkayi community has opened a craft centre where community members will exhibit their craft work includi...

Visually impaired women miss crucial ICT classes to put food on tables
Visually impaired women miss crucial ICT classes to put food on tables

Visually impaired women miss crucial ICT classes to put food on tables

By Precious Moyo

Mrs Ntombizodwa Mabika is seated by a food outlet at Corner 8th Avenue and Jason Moyo Streets, begging alms from Good Samaritans.While her male counterpart...

Rural women left out of most Anti-GBV programmes
Rural women left out of most Anti-GBV programmes

Rural women left out of most Anti-GBV programmes

By Precious Moyo


Her darling fiancée turned into a monster. The blushing, intimate kisses and hugs turned into violent blows, insults and forced sex.

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Rural women left out of many Anti-GBV programmes
Rural women left out of many Anti-GBV programmes

Rural women left out of many Anti-GBV programmes

By Precious Moyo


Many women in Zimbabwe especially in rural communities hardly report cases of domestic abuse for fear of being stigmatised, leading to a culture of s...

Government opens Cosmetology Hub to employ young women in Bulawayo
Government opens Cosmetology Hub to employ young women in Bulawayo

Government opens Cosmetology Hub to employ young women in Bulawayo

By Precious Moyo

The Government of Zimbabwe has opened a Cosmetology hub in Bulawayo in its effort to promote especially young women who venture into beauty therapy.

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Misunderstanding of custom of lobola leading to cases of GBV
Misunderstanding of custom of lobola leading to cases of GBV

Misunderstanding of custom of lobola leading to cases of GBV

By Lungile Moyo- @luequeen, and Loveness Nyathi- @lovie1988

Women's Month Special: Faith Mvududu passionate about young women
Women's Month Special: Faith Mvududu passionate about young women

Women's Month Special: Faith Mvududu passionate about young women

 By Buhle Mhlanga - @tshatshazilakhe

"Some nations do not have lack of strategies and ideas, they have a shortage of implementers, whether socially economically, politica...

Women's Month Special: Unique Zimoto, giving a voice to young people
Women's Month Special: Unique Zimoto, giving a voice to young people

Women's Month Special: Unique Zimoto, giving a voice to young people

By Buhle Mhlanga-@tshatshazilakhe

"There’s no limit to what we as women can accomplish." Michelle Obama

Uniq...

Women's month Special: Emelda Vhiriri a woman of many passions
Women's month Special: Emelda Vhiriri a woman of many passions

Women's month Special: Emelda Vhiriri a woman of many passions

By Buhle Mhlanga -@tshatshazilakhe

Emelda Vhiriri is the of Founder Cultiv8 Africa,  Acting Director for ROOTS as well as the Chairperson Young Women's forum for the Women...

Female Philanthropist seeks to empower Children living with Hydrocephalus
Female Philanthropist seeks to empower Children living with Hydrocephalus

Female Philanthropist seeks to empower Children living with Hydrocephalus

By Loveness Nyathi -@lovie1988

Born and bred in Bulawayo a business woman turned philanthropist, Lynn Ndlovu (43) is appealing for assista...

 Women's Month Special: Patience Phiri, stands against all odds to empower other women
 Women's Month Special: Patience Phiri, stands against all odds to empower other women

Women's Month Special: Patience Phiri, stands against all odds to empower other women

By Buhle Mhlanga

AT first glance, it may seem that successful people especially women have been given the easy ticket in life. From adoring fans to tons of money a...

Women informal traders may take risks to cross the borders due to cancellation of emergency passports and delays in ordinary passports
Women informal traders may take risks to cross the borders due to cancellation of emergency passports and delays in ordinary passports

Women informal traders may take risks to cross the borders due to cancellation of emergency passports and delays in ordinary passports

By Buhle Mhlanga - @tshatshazilakhe

Women in Bulawayo, especially those involved in trading, have expressed worry over the delays in the issuing of passport by the governme...

Young women in Mberengwa venture into income generating projects
Young women in Mberengwa venture into income generating projects

Young women in Mberengwa venture into income generating projects

By Shamiso Chigonde

MBERENGWA- Young women in Mberengwa have taken to doing small income generating projects to sustain themselves due the economic crisis in Zimba...

Gwanda organisation promotes women's constitutional rights
Gwanda organisation promotes women's constitutional rights

Gwanda organisation promotes women's constitutional rights

By Loveness Nyathi

THE adoption of a new Constitution in 2013 brought with it a new wave of gender equality laws that had previously not been there, giving hope to...

Failure to reward female athletes has led to the demise of women's sports
Failure to reward female athletes has led to the demise of women's sports

Failure to reward female athletes has led to the demise of women's sports

 By Loveness Nyathi @lovie1988

AS we celebrate Women’s Month, most female sports practitioners are reflecting on how they continue to receive inequitable treat...

Lack of adequate resources a hindrance to girl-child’s education.
Lack of adequate resources a hindrance to girl-child’s education.

Lack of adequate resources a hindrance to girl-child’s education.

By Lungile Moyo

NKAYI - Lack of adequate school resources and lack of development is affecting the girl-child’s education in Nkayi's Sivalo area.

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We were clueless on marriage laws: How Mine Women
We were clueless on marriage laws: How Mine Women

We were clueless on marriage laws: How Mine Women


By Loveness Nyathi 

 Women in Umzingwane District's WARD 18  have said they were clueless about marriage types in Zimbabwe.

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Women miners encouraged to diversify
Women miners encouraged to diversify

Women miners encouraged to diversify

By Takudzwa Mahove

As the biblical saying goes “man cannot live on bread alone” women miners are being advised that they cannot live on mining alone and they h...