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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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 Kudzai Chikiwa-@tamary98

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

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...

CDF funds must cater for sectoral needs: Women.
CDF funds must cater for sectoral needs: Women.

CDF funds must cater for sectoral needs: Women.

 By Loveness Nyathi

WOMEN from Luveve Constituency last week said they would have loved to benefit from the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) as they are the on...

Help stop gendered corruption civil society organisations and community leaders told: TIZ
Help stop gendered corruption civil society organisations and community leaders told: TIZ

Help stop gendered corruption civil society organisations and community leaders told: TIZ

By Lungile Moyo

Civil society organisations and community leaders have been urged to put their words into practice in communities they work with during a policy dialogue mee...

Giving women land, an aid to ending hunger and poverty
Giving women land, an aid to ending hunger and poverty

Giving women land, an aid to ending hunger and poverty

By Shamiso Chigonde

The empowerment of women through land distribution is not feasible until chiefs and headmen who are at the center of the programme appreciate t...

Women in mining suffer various forms of abuse
Women in mining suffer various forms of abuse

Women in mining suffer various forms of abuse

By Takudzwa Mahove

Women in the mining sector say they continue to be abused by their male counterparts in the sector and they are calling on government to put measures in place to protect ...

Women in Bulawayo disappointed by First-lady's failure to meet them twice
Women in Bulawayo disappointed by First-lady's failure to meet them twice

Women in Bulawayo disappointed by First-lady's failure to meet them twice


By Loveness Nyathi and Lungile Moyo

MATABELELAND South and Bulawayo women who expected to meet the first Lady, Mrs Auxillia Mnangagwa to discuss inherita...

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 Kudzai Chikiwa


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

Finances hinder women's political campaigns
Finances hinder women's political campaigns

Finances hinder women's political campaigns

By Kudzai Chikiwa -@tamary98

Women in politics have lamented lack of funding and lack of support saying it was the major reason for their losses ...

Woman promotes female leadership in Gwanda
Woman promotes female leadership in Gwanda

Woman promotes female leadership in Gwanda

By Loveness Nyathi

 

PATRIACHY remains entrenched in rural African societies, where conservatism and trad...

Economic downturn eroding child maintenance benefits
Economic downturn eroding child maintenance benefits

Economic downturn eroding child maintenance benefits

BY TAKUDZWA MAHOVE 

Mothers in the Midlands Province have called on government to consider reviewing the country’s maintenance regime as the current tumultuous ...

Women brave side-effects of skin lightening creams for beauty
Women brave side-effects of skin lightening creams for beauty

Women brave side-effects of skin lightening creams for beauty

By Shamiso Chigonde

They say beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder and it has been like that for centuries. Why cant beauty be determined by the bearer of that b...

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 Kudzai Chikiwa-@tamary98


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

Inspire women and children skills celebrates international women’s day
Inspire women and children skills celebrates international women’s day

Inspire women and children skills celebrates international women’s day

By Lungile Moyo

Pelandaba Inspire Women and Children Skills (IWCS) celebrated international women’s day on 8 March at Pelandaba Inspire Women and Children Skills...

Promoting women's rights is promotion of development; Women's Coalition
Promoting women's rights is promotion of development; Women's Coalition

Promoting women's rights is promotion of development; Women's Coalition

 

By Lungile Moyo

Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe (WCoZ), Bulawayo Chapter recently urged civil society organisations and society at large to promote wome...

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 Kudzai Chikiwa @tamary98

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

Women's Month Special: Dr Moyo inspired to uplift other women
Women's Month Special: Dr Moyo inspired to uplift other women

Women's Month Special: Dr Moyo inspired to uplift other women

By Buhle Mhlanga @tshatshazilakhe

“The joys of serving the community are wonderful. Assisting the community for the better is a job that can start at any moment,...

Corruption affects women deeply, personally; Women
Corruption affects women deeply, personally; Women

Corruption affects women deeply, personally; Women

By Loveness Nyathi

Transparency International Zimbabwe (TIZ) last week held a Women Anti-Corruption empowerment circle meeting in Gwabalanda, Bulawayo, to help ...

Young woman mobilises
Young woman mobilises

Young woman mobilises "twimbos" to raise treatment funds for child with congenital heart complications to access treatment on IWD

By Kudzai Chikiwa

It has become the norm that on the international women’s day, social media will be awash with congratulatory messages as the world celebrates w...

"Women have become the bread-winners, backbone of the economy and the face of Zim's socio- economic protests" Academic

By Loveness Nyathi

 

These days all mornings are slow. Even the emergency taxis, 18 seater mini-buses to the city, from the townships take time to fill u...

IWD Special Profile;
IWD Special Profile;

IWD Special Profile; "What women's month means to me" Soneni Gwizi

I'm a proudly disabled woman from Bulawayo who wears so many hats. My career in broadcasting opened so many doors for in disability activities & humanitarian works. People are at the core of my...

Many women do not know about International Women's Day and what it is for
Many women do not know about International Women's Day and what it is for

Many women do not know about International Women's Day and what it is for

by Shamiso Chigonde

International Womens day, yes it's here and has been celebrated for over a century. Women have been advocating for equality and gender sensitiv...

IWD SPECIAL PROFILE: Inotho KuboMama initiative empowering women from all walks of life
IWD SPECIAL PROFILE: Inotho KuboMama initiative empowering women from all walks of life

IWD SPECIAL PROFILE: Inotho KuboMama initiative empowering women from all walks of life

By Loveness Nyathi

IN a patriarchal society women have faced the brunt of being low earners and struggling to make ends meet when they lose their husbands either t...

Africa has more women entrepreneurs: World Bank
Africa has more women entrepreneurs: World Bank

Africa has more women entrepreneurs: World Bank

By Loveness Nyathi

WHILE the world of business has always been a male dominated field, it turns out in Africa more women are taking up entrepreneurship which is to...

"You have important roles in your communities." First Lady tells traditional chiefs' wives

By Lungile Moyo

The first lady Mrs Auxilia Mnangagwa has urged Chiefs wives to encourage women in their communities to take up development initiatives as well as p...

Women victims of White City Stadium bomb blast still suffering from injuries
Women victims of White City Stadium bomb blast still suffering from injuries

Women victims of White City Stadium bomb blast still suffering from injuries

By Precious Moyo

When misfortune packs its bags to dine with people, it sends no signal but jumps in like a robber. What started off as a normal Zanu Pf rally mean...