Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Gender Forum Discussion: Zimbabwean Marriages

Gender Forum Discussion:“Zimbabwean Marriages – the truth every woman should know”.The Book Café, Fife Ave Mall (upstairs).Tuesday 9 March, 2010 – 5.30-7pm

The woman who took on Mugabe

Freedom campaigner Jenni Williams is a persistent thorn in the side of the Zimbabwean dictator. She tells Elizabeth Day about her shocking experiences of police brutality and jail - and how the fight for justice has meant sacrificing a normal family life

Nyaradzo Mashayamombe visits Hopley farm to see victim of child rape

A Zimbabwe woman with a big heart, Nyaradzo Mashayamombe recently visited Hopley farm to see a victim of rape.Taking after renowned  girl child rights activist Betty Makoni, Nyaradzo has decided to spend part of her life being the voice of the voiceless sexually abused girls.Home to murambatsvina (Clean the filth) victims,Hopley farm is one of the most impoverished  areas in Zimbabwe....

AIDS prevention trial in Zimbabwe targets women

Women research-An AIDS prevention trial, evaluating both a microbicide and oral tablets in one study, starts soon in Zimbabwe as researchers seek to reduce the disease burden among women.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Beatrice Mtetwa to address Canada students

There are many reasons why Beatrice Mtetwa is an inspired choice to address Carleton University's newest crop of students in their first week of school.

Zimbabwean men respond to rape of minors

Following the recent shocking rape of a 4 year old girl in a collapsed grave in Norton for ritual purposes, PADARE, a men’s movement for gender equality, issued a statement strongly rebuking the escalating violation of the rights of women and particularly the girl child in Zimbabwe. The organisation also organised a march in Harare last week to show...