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

Women give talk on how to prepare traditional dishes

Women from Masvingo rural district got a pat on the back from institutions of higher learning and local hotels when they converged at Morgenster Mission to give information to representatives from several institutions on how to prepare traditional food using sweet potatoes.

Pregnancy complications killing Zimbabwe women

Three hundred and sixty four (364)women in Zimbabwe died due to avoidable pregnancy complications in 2006 alone, a recent study has revealed.

Gender basket fund relaunched in Zimbabwe

A basket fund aimed at increasing the economic participation of women in Zimbabwe, has been relaunched after a start which faltered due to the delayed appointment of the new government earlier this year.

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.

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.

Plea for Missing 10 year old Glenview girl Rutendo Zimunhu

Oh my God .This is so heartbreaking.In case you come across Rutendo please take note of the numbers below and refuse the reward .This should just be humanitarian help and not a competition or job. I wish the family all the best .

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....

Mother fears for the future of daughter raped at 12 years

After being raped at 12, a Glen Norah girl is now living in self-imposed solitary confinement. The girl, who is now 13 years old, gave birth to a bouncing baby girl on November 28 following the alleged rape.Her major problem is that she is now being shunned by her peers who are finding it difficult to come to terms...

Women excellence awards held

Deputy Prime Minister, Ms Thokozani Khuphe, yesterday presented the first ever awards of excellence to 10 women who have contributed to the development of different economic sectors of the nation at a ceremony held in Bulawayo.