Thursday, July 27, 2017

Zimbabwean women fail to negotiate safe sex

Thandiwe has full blown Aids. However, she said she regrets that were it not for the patriarchal society she could not be in the situation that she is in now.

Graca Machel scholarship for postgraduate study in South Africa

Deadline: 10 August 2010.The key aim of the Graça Machel Scholarship Programme is to help provide the female human resources necessary for economic, social and cultural development in the southern African region and to develop an educated and skilled workforce that can benefit the wider community.

US Bar Association honours Zimbabwean lawyer

"Things are not all right in Zimbabwe," said human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa, delighted that the American Bar Association (ABA) has decided to honour her because it draws attention to the fact.

Call for applications -Training course on Feminist Leadership – Zimbabwe

Open to applicants from Southern African Region .A course for young feminist advocates in NGOs, the public and private sectors.Organised by: The Institute of peace, Leadership and Goverance (IPLG) at Africa University and The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA).Venue: Mutare, Zimbabwe, 16 - 28 August, 2010.Deadline for receipt of application is Friday, 09 July 2010.

New Constitution: Women lobby for dual citizenship.

What was expected to be an everlasting union has turned into a nightmare for young Alice Ndare (not her real name) who married her Yugoslav boyfriend and relocated to his country in 2004.

Women movement lacking leadership and common vision

Twenty-eight years ago, nurse Edna Masiyiwa would never have dreamt of earning the same salary as her male counterparts. Because she was female, she had to settle for lower pay even though she possessed the same qualifications with her male counterparts.

Women empowerment fails

Former Irish President Mary Robinson’s visit to Zimbabwe for a Zimbabwe High Level Dialogue on Women Empowerment a few weeks ago has failed to yield results with no tangible activity having taken place.

Women in Manchester get a taste for what life is like for their sisters in Zimbabwe

Sheila Kapungu, Oxfam’s Gender Programme Officer for Zimbabwe, gave a talk on Tuesday evening about what life is like for women living in Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe's female violence survivors dumped

Most Zimbabwean women who suffered political violence remain traumatised for the rest of their lives because of lack of support from the organisations that usually put them at the forefront.

Jestina Mukoko among winners of Women of Courage Award

Secretary Clinton today announced the 10 winners of this year’s International Women of Courage (IWOC) award. On March 10, Secretary Clinton will present the awards to the honorees at the Department of State.
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