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  1. ZIMBABWE: Gender Commission Survival Hinges on Govt Commitment

    Last week Cabinet approved the Gender Commission Bill which is likely to be tabled in Parliament next month.

    Sunday, June 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 365
  2. ZIMBABWE: Women Forced to Flee Their Homes for Refusing to Reveal Their Vote

    Women political activists in rural Zimbabwe have told Amnesty International they have been threatened with violence a

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 039
  3. ZIMBABWE: Empowering the Girl Child

    With sacrificing family resources to educate a girl child and a potential future leader still a big societal challeng

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 224
  4. ZIMBABWE: Her Zimbabwe- portal of a nation

    It is only three months old.

    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 126
  5. ZIMBABWE: Women Activists Call for Aggressive Outreach to UN Bodies

    “There is need to provide more information about how individuals and organisations can know more about the UN C

    Saturday, May 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 051
  6. ZIMBABWE: Elections in 2011 Would Be Catastrophic

    Civic society leaders in Mutare say holding elections this year would be a recipe for disaster.

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 867
  7. ZIMBABWE: Amnesty Calls Police to Account

    International human rights group, Amnesty International, this week called for police to refrain from violating the ri

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 530
  8. ZIMBABWE: Backlash Against Women in Politics

    "Women in Zimbabwe are largely seen as a huge demographic to be exploited by politicians who seek our support,&q

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 535
  9. ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe launches first women's magazine

    Zimbabwe has launched its first magazine specifically targetting women.

    Sunday, January 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 057
  10. ZIMBABWE: Govt Must Get Serious About Prosecuting Rapists – Doctors

    There should be no impunity for the perpetrators of rape and it is important for Zimbabwe to set up a multi-sectoral

    Friday, January 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 962
  11. ZIMBABWE: FBC Bank Backs Women Empowerment

    Zimbabwe Women in Trade and Development, a non-profit making Trust (ZWITAD), has received $50 000 from FBC Bank Limit

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 924
  12. ZIMBABWE: Statement on Politically Motivated Rape in Zimbabwe

    The Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) and the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) recently conclu

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 799
  13. ZIMBABWE: On Gender-Based Violence During Elections in Zimbabwe

    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

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 843
  14. ZIMBABWE: African 'Tradition' And Women's Oppression

    THERE is a problem with the way the oppression of women and girls is explained which, if not challenged, will mean th

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 787
  15. Zimbabwe: African 'Tradition' And Women's Oppression

    THERE is a problem with the way the oppression of women and girls is explained which, if not challenged, will mean th

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 799
  16. ZIMBABWE: ZRP Women Network Lauded

    SENATOR for Beitbridge constituency, Cde Tambudzani Mohadi, has launched the Zimbabwe Republic Police chapter of the

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 784
  17. ZIMBABWE: Taking the Conversation to the Other 349 Days

    So the 16 Days of Action against gender-based violence (GBV) comes around again.

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 788
  18. ZIMBABWE: Gender Violence Under Spotlight

    THIRTY-TWO year-old Chipo Banda (not her real name) has lost count of the number of times she has had to lie to expla

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 759
  19. ZIMBABWE: Gender Equality a Right

    Deputy Prime Minister Thokozani Khupe has told women in South Africa that equality between men and women was a human

    Sunday, November 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 643
  20. ZIMBABWE: Maternal Mortality on the Increase

    NEGLIGENCE on the part of nursing staff and lack of adequate resources in hospitals has resulted in an increase in th

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 638
  21. ZIMBABWE: Graça Machel Says Women, Children Need Focus in New Zimbabwe Constitution

    UNICEF Children's Advocate Graça Machel says it is important for Zimbabwe to put children's and women's rights

    Friday, November 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 627
  22. ZIMBABWE: Gender Equality- Zimbabwe Lagging Behind

    Despite the little socio-economic changes brought about by the unity government after a decade of political and econo

    Saturday, October 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 473
  23. ZIMBABWE: More Women Die in Childbirth

    THE number of women who die in childbirth in the country has doubled in the past decade because of the poor state of

    Saturday, October 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 512
  24. ZIMBABWE: Free Maternal and Child Care Needed From Government

    Mother-to-be Agnes Ncube budgets up to 100 dollars each month from her informal roadside business just so she can pay

    Friday, October 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 309
  25. ZIMBABWE: Women Denied Leadership Roles

    Margaret Murambiwa (not her real name) of Chavanga village in Mutasa South, situated along the Mozambican border stri

    Friday, October 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 257
  26. ZIMBABWE: Transition Government Urged to Respect Human Rights

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Johnnie Carson and other senior U.S.

    Friday, September 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 219
  27. SOUTH AFRICA/ZIMBABWE: South Africa's Immigrant Housemaids- A Desperate Tribe

    CAPE Town -- Since arriving in Cape Town five years ago, Erina Manyene (not her real name) has survived by doing laun

    Saturday, September 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 072
  28. ZIMBABWE: Govt Committed to Gender Equality -- Official

    The inclusive Government is committed to achieving gender equality in line with the Sadc Protocol on Gender and Devel

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 902
  29. ZIMBABWE: A Chance for Women's Voices to be Heard?

    As Zimbabwe embarks on writing a new constitution with the countrywide collection of public submissions starting on J

    Tuesday, June 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 715
  30. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Hard Road to South Africa for Fans for Zimbabwe's refugees

    Hundreds of young Zimbabweans trying to flee their country's tough regime arrive in South Africa every day as the nat

    Wednesday, June 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 227
  31. ZIMBABWE/MOZAMBIQUE: Zimbabwean Women Sell Sex for Food in Mozambique

    Mother of two Nyasha, desperate to put food on the table for her family back home in Zimbabwe, turned to prostitution

    Sunday, May 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 769
  32. ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe Female Activists Arrested, Jailed

    Four women from a rights group have been denied bail after staging an allegedly illegal demonstration and will remain

    Sunday, April 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 000
  33. ZIMBABWE: More Needs to Be Done to Safeguard Women's Rights'

    Why are you raping us and raping kids? If you cannot propose, come to us women, we will connect you.

    Friday, December 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 510
  34. ZIMBABWE: Mugabe Orchestrated Rape - AIDS-Free World report

    "When the tenth man finished raping me they said they were going to rape my daughter.

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 511
  35. ZIMBABWE: Obama Issues Sharp Rebuke of Mugabe

    In honoring Zimbabwe's tenacious women protesters at the White House on Monday, President Obama gave his sharpest cri

    Tuesday, November 24, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 514
  36. ZIMBABWE: Soldiers Involved in Rape and Other Sexual Violence on Farms

    Cases of serious sexual violence, including the recent rape of at least one woman by soldiers on an invaded farm, are

    Thursday, October 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 516
  37. ZIMBABWE: Women Call for Truth, Justice and Reconciliation

    Women's rights groups have urged the establishment of a Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission in Zimbabwe as p

    Friday, May 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 528
  38. ZIMBABWE: Woman Journalist Freed After Being Held for Three Months

    eporters Without Borders hails yesterday's release of journalist and human rights activist Jestina Mu

    Tuesday, March 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 817
  39. MOZAMBIQUE: Government Repatriates Zimbabwe Sex Workers

    A narrow hallway leads to a makeshift wooden counter where a shelf displays a few empty beer cans and

    Thursday, January 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 914
  40. The Great Lakes Pact and the Rights of Displaced People: A Guide for Civil Society

    This Guide is intended to help readers understand the political, legal and institutional framework of the ICGLR.

    Monday, September 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 225
  41. ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe's Women 'Face Brutality'

    Women who oppose Robert Mugabe's regime in Zimbabwe are suffering increasing violence and repression, a study says.

    Wednesday, July 25, 2007
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 529
  42. Tackling Violence against Women: A worldwide approach

    In Tackling Violence against Women WOMANKIND Worldwide shares the stories, struggles, and strategies of people in Zim

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 177
  43. Take Action: Witness and Zimbabwean Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU):

    In 2008, political violence erupted throughout Zimbabwe as a result of highly contested national elections.

    Friday, July 31, 2009 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 279
  44. YWCA Initiatives on Zimbabwe

    Dear Colleagues and Friends,

    Monday, December 31, 2007 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 281
  45. Urgent Appeal for Solidarity by Zimbabwean Women to African Women and Women All Over the World

    On March 29,2009 Zimbabwe went to the polls to elect its next government until 2013.

    Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 282
  46. Support For Women in Zimbabwe who Refuse to be Intimadated

    Since Valentine's Day 2003, women belonging to the human rights organization Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) have been

    Wednesday, December 31, 2003 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 284
  47. Campaign Against Post-Election Sexual Violence

    A 23-year old woman was captured by government youth militia in north-eastern Zimbabwe and dragged to their camp near

    Monday, December 31, 2001 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 285
  48. CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Evaluate Gender and Women's Rights programming at the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA)

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 444
  49. FESTIVAL: Women Empowerment in Zimbabwe

    Women's empowerment can not simply be defined in one way, and can take on many different shapes and forms.

    Saturday, November 13, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 748
  50. COMMENTt: Govt Must Subsidise Maternity Costs

    There is need for government to prioritise health issues concerning safe motherhood if Zimbabwe is to realise the goa

    Monday, January 10, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 886