Lupane Women Development Trust steps in to slow down Corona spread

by Marvelous Matsvimbo

Lupane Womens Development Trust donated dishwashing liquid and 20 litre containers for boreholes in Lupane to help sanitise rural women because women and girls are at risk of contracting covid 19 as they are the ones who provide basic services like fetching water.

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Know your constitution Plumtree women urged

By Marvellous Matsvimbo

Women in Plumtree have been encouraged to get to know their constitution better in a bid to understand their rights as well understand any changes proposed on it.

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One on One with Amakhosikazi E1 S1

With Busi Bhebhe

In the first episode of One on One with Amakhosikazi, Busi Bhebhe talks with Jennifer Lizzie Ngulube, a recipient of the Queen of England's honour for her work with children in the UK.

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Women forex dealers call for increased Police protection

By Nyaradzo Bakari

Following a spate of violent crimes and the recent murder of one of their own in the city recently, forex dealers in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe have called on the Police to protect them.

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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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Women informal traders call for improved vending bays

by Minenhle Moyo

Women informal traders have called on the Bulawayo City Council to improve their vending bays and provide toilet facilities as they pay towards such services.

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Byo Women Market Traders ignore call to be on lockdown for COVID-19 to make ends meet

by Marvellouse Matsvimbo

Women informal market traders have defied the call to stay at home to avoid spreading and or contracting the deadly Corona Virus. Many of them say this is the only way they can feed their children.

 

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First NUST female SRC VP calls for more women to join politics and to take up more leadership roles

by Joleen Marara

The first ever female Student Representative Council Vice President at NUST has called on women to brave the environment and take up more leadership positions.

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Bulawayo women respond to Corona lockdown in ZimbabweVirus

by Joleen Marara

Women in Bulawayo have expressed mixed feelings over the call for citizens to stay home over the Corona virus.

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Women call for policy to criminalise workplace sexual harassment

By Nyaradzo Bakari

 

Women have called on the country's leadership to come up with policies that criminalise sexual harassment in the workspace. This was said at a women's day commemorative event held in Phelandaba, Bulawayo earlier in March.

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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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Women Making A Difference S1 E1

By Fiona Mpofu

In this first episode of Women Making A Difference, host Fiona Mpofu speaks to development enthusiast Gift Mteletwa about the work she does with Phelandaba Skills Craft Centre to empower women in the community.

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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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Use taxes fairly women urge Govt

by Joleen Marara

Women have called the Government of Zimbabwe to use the public's taxes to also benefit them and their development and empowerment needs.

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 Severe water-rationing schedule impacting women negatively

by Fiona Mpofu         

The City council’s failure to stick to the advertised water rationing timetable is threatening women’s abilities to plan and  effectively implement their reproductive roles. This was said by women at a recently held town hall meeting hosted by Habakkuk trust at the Bulawayo small City hall.

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