Tag Archives: Zimbabwe


Day nine of 16: Thoko from Zimbabwe

Follow our 16 stories from women across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Today’s post is from Thoko in Zimbabwe

The journey to gender equality changes lives

Womankind’s Programme Manager Tsitsi Matekaire reflects on her recent meeting with the Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association

Day four of 16: Chipo from Zimbabwe

Chipo from Zimbabwe shares her experiences of violence on day 4 of 16 Days of Activism. Keep following our blog posts

Zimbabwe: What now for women’s rights organizations?

Over a month since the Presidential elections in Zimbabwe, we ask what now for women’s rights organizations?

‘I had worked hard but he kept saying all the property was his’

Varaidzo Chinodya, aged 53, was helped by the Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association (ZWLA) when her husband demanded a divorce and threatened to leave her homeless.

Even if we belong to different political parties, we can live together peacefully

Single mother Ruth has gained confidence to promote peace, volunteer in her community, and think about becoming a Councillor through the Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe.

Changing attitudes towards domestic violence

Domestic violence affects women in every part of the world. But a new international survey suggests that attitudes to domestic violence are changing for the better.

Political violence in Zimbabwe

As Zimbabwe votes on a draft constitution, our partner calls on the government to keep their promise to protect women and girls from political violence.

Empowering women is the key to ending violence

Seema Malhotra MP: "On V-Day I spoke in Parliament about how the best way to end violence is to empower women, both through changing social structures but also challenging social norms."

16 Stories: Joana, Zimbabwe

“The elections were peaceful but then violence erupted. My house was stoned and my children were concerned about my security. But I am determined to remain a councillor.”