Mangoma promise to end child marriages

By Daniel Chigundu Coalition of Democrats (CODE) Presidential candidate Elton Mangoma says if elected into government his party will seek to end rampant cases of child marriages and ensure that girls have access to schools. According to statistics, it is estimated that about 31 percent of girls in Zimbabwe are getting married before their 18th birthday. Early marriages not only deprive girls of education and … Continue reading Mangoma promise to end child marriages

Police Brutality| In Gutu, Police chained Anna Masukagoto to a fence for 4 hours

by Watmore Makokoba Ngundu villagers in Gutu were last week left tongue-tied after members of the Zimbabwe Republic Police handcuffed Anna Masukagoto (45) and tied her to a local school fence for several hours accusing her of allegedly conniving with other villagers to resists the construction of a church on land reserved for cattle grazing The two policeman identified as Constable Dzinamo and Mlumbwa stationed at … Continue reading Police Brutality| In Gutu, Police chained Anna Masukagoto to a fence for 4 hours

Constituency watch: Hwedza women decry shortage of maternity wards

by Watmore Makokoba Villagers in rural Hwedza face a serious health risk due to the decline in health delivery system, several rural residents especially pregnant women are forced to travel long distances on foot to access maternity services as clinics are located far away from where they live. Pregnant women living in this area say they are in a dilemma because most of them end … Continue reading Constituency watch: Hwedza women decry shortage of maternity wards

#SheVotes2018 campaign targets first time female voters | #Ivote4PeaceZW

By Nkanyiso Ncube Women are being  urged to register to vote ahead of 2018 general election. Speaking at a discussion organised by Women for Women Solidarity Zimbabwe (w4w) panelists called for more women participation in the political landscape. Tariro Senderayi a member of the stirring committee for w4w, said women were empowered by constitution which declare voting a human right. “Under section 67(3) of the Constitution, … Continue reading #SheVotes2018 campaign targets first time female voters | #Ivote4PeaceZW

Of Crying Babies & Women’s Participation – Equal Rights Aren’t Enough

By Serious Black

It was a brief moment in August House, however comic or oddly perceived, it was a moment of feminine strength. Honourable Member Misihairabwi-Mushonga took a stand, grandchild in hand to protest against an unfriendly environment towards women in the Parliament of Zimbabwe. Continue reading “Of Crying Babies & Women’s Participation – Equal Rights Aren’t Enough”