Social Issues UPLIFTING THE STATUS & ROLE OF WOMEN

Implementation of the 50:50 representations in key decision-making in both public and private institutions will be vigorously pursued

In progress
Nov 2019

Cabinet Approves Indefinite Extension Of Women’s Quota

https://news.pindula.co.zw November 07, 2019

The Cabinet and the Attorney-General have approved plans to extend indefinitely the women’s quota clause in order to empower women politically. Legal, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Ziyambi Ziyambi, said that the principles have been approved and are now waiting to be gazetted and debated in Parliament.

Sep 2018

Gender, women’s rights groups hail Cabinet appointments

www.chronicle.co.zw September 08, 2018

Gender and women’s rights organisations have hailed President Mnangagwa’s decision to increase the number of women in Cabinet as a positive development. There are six female ministers in Cabinet up from the previous four, with five ministers of state compared to four previously.

Sep 2018

…First female Defence Minister appointed

www.chronicle.co.zw September 08, 2018

Veteran politician and Zanu-PF national chair Cde Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri got the all-powerful Defence and War Veterans portfolio.

Sep 2018

Kwekwe gets first female mayor

www.chronicle.co.zw September 05, 2018

WARD 10 Councillor, Angeline Kasipo, yesterday became the first female Mayor of Kwekwe.