“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
The Moremi Initiative has launched the 2014 MILEAD Fellows Leadership Institute to train young women to develop their
During the National Assembly debate on the State of the Nation Address this year, the Minister for Women, Children an
Zimbabwe has made significant strides in gender equality but still lags behind on key indicators, according to the la
Angola's National Defence minister, Cândido Van-Dúnem, on Thursday here praised the determination and ro
IT is both ironic and tragic that policy debates on the need to reform the security sector in post-conflict societies
For long Zimbabwean women have played second fiddle to their male counterparts in all spheres of life but a new const
Week after week, the Sunday papers lead with stomach-turning stories of misspending of taxpayers' money, corruption a
Activists attending the public hearings on the controversial Traditional Courts Bill in Parliament were shocked yeste
Since 2009, when current President Andry Rajoelina ousted then-president Marc Ravalomanana with the army's support, M
He brushed it off as a family affair, she said.
SECURICO, the company that Zimbabwe's Divine Ndhlukula started in her cottage in the late 1990s with four employees a
The MDC Women's Assembly has celebrated the resilience shown by women to fight off socio-economic hardships caused by
Earlier this morning I protested along with the Democratic Alliance Women's Network (DAWN) outside the Roodepoort Mag
Zimbabwean women involved in politics and civil society have warned against holding elections without creating a peac
Pretoria — President Jacob Zuma has appointed nine commissioners to the Commission for Gender Equality.
A small garage in Chitungwiza has become a centre of hope and rejuvenation for victims and perpetrators of gender bas
Windhoek — About 100 people, of whom 56 were men, held a peaceful march to protest violence perpetrated against
Seven children under the age of 14 were being raped in Soweto in a day.
It is a country that can seem inured to violence from sheer familiarity.
Women from across Zimbabwe have celebrated the launch of a strategic high-level women's coalition.
Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a
The Research Advocacy Unit (RAU) has attacked government for failing to enact laws that criminalise politically-motiv
Women are particularly good at building peace and creating social change.
Come rain or shine, single mother of five, Sylvia Mathebula,* can be found selling fruit and cigarettes at the roadsi
The women of Zimbabwe have had varying experiences with national law enforcement agencies and many of them are unplea
South Africa's Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister, Hlengiwe Mkhize, has called on countries to renew their
Director General of the UN World Health Organisation (WHO) Gro Brundtland has urged African countries to pay more att
There should be no impunity for the perpetrators of rape and it is important for Zimbabwe to set up a multi-sectoral
In an effort to help law enforcement agencies in southern Africa respond to gender-based violence effectively, the Un
Twenty years after independence, representation of women in senior government structures and in Parliament is declini
Zimbabwe Women in Trade and Development, a non-profit making Trust (ZWITAD), has received $50 000 from FBC Bank Limit
With sharp minds, inquisitive souls, and iron wills, they are an 11-strong group of top-level women scientists in agr
Women in Zimbabwe have come out strongly against the idea of holding elections in 2011, saying that a full implementa
The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition joins the world in commemorating the 16 days of activism against gender based violen
As calls for an early election grow louder, the country's civic society groups want government to launch a countrywid
The Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) and the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) recently conclu
I remember when I was a small child and in middle of the night and early hours of the morning I heard a cry, a scream
South Africa has a balance of men and women in Parliament that would rival Nordic countries, which lead the way regar
In Namibia, gender-based violence (GBV) has traditionally been regarded as a private matter and shrouded in a culture
The gendered status of the HIV and AIDS pandemic is obvious when we look at countless statistics showing that more wo
Tasha Ncube* has no kind words for the police.
South Africa ranks highest in the SADC region in terms of representation of women in parliament with 45 percent, and
This year's 16 Days of Activism campaign focuses on women and conflict, a timely theme considering we are also review
The criminal justice system (CJS) needs to do more to protect women and to deal with all social and political issues
NEGLIGENCE on the part of nursing staff and lack of adequate resources in hospitals has resulted in an increase in th
Despite the political will shown by leaders on the African continent, women in Africa faced serious challenges with r
The Angolan Women Promotion and Family minister, Genoveva Lino, Monday, here, highlighted the importance of gender eq
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has given a grant of $731,000 for strengthening and ad
Tougher measures are needed if Southern Africa is to attain its 50-percent target for representation of women in poli