Zimbabwe

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Country summary:

Board Members Patricia Made
Staff Members

Priscilla Maposa – Country Manager

Kevin Chiramba – Senior Programme Officer

Rudo Tamangani – Finance Officer

Tapiwa Zvaraya – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

When registered 2012
Alliance Focal Network Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe
Government COEs 68
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Media COEs 2
Key partners Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing; Ministry of Rural Development, Promotion and Preservation of National Culture and Heritage; Ministry of Women Affairs, Gender & Community Development; The Embassy of Sweden; UNWOMEN; Zimbabwe Local Government Association – Association of Rural District Councils of Zimbabwe (ARDCZ) and Urban Councils Association of Zimbabwe (UCAZ); International Centre for Local Democracy (ICLD).

Read more in the Zimbabwe country report.

Zimbabwe Strategy 2016 – 2020

Special measures needed for 50/50 in Zim local govt

Special measures needed for 50/50 in Zim local govt

Harare, 13 June: Gender Links Zimbabwe (GLZ) has called on partners in the Fifty Fifty campaign to redouble efforts to ensure women’s increased representation in local government in the 2018 elections following the decline from 19% to 16% in 2013. The call forms part of GLZ’s launch of “At the Coalface, Gender@Work in Local Government […]

Zimbabwe: At the coalface, Gender in Local Government

The book documents one of the most far-reaching, systematic and sustained efforts to promote gender in local government in Zimbabwe and in the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) region. Based on the research report, “At the Coalface, Gender in Local Government” undertaken in 2010, the book assesses “Gender @ Work in Local Government” in Zimbabwe […]

June 10, 2017 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender & Governance

At the Coalface: Zimbabwe

At the Coalface: Zimbabwe

Gender@Work in Local Government
June 2017

Zimbabwe workplaces unsafe for women

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has revealed that the country’s workplaces remain unsafe for female employees who are stalked by vices such as sexual harassment, job insecurity and lack of empowerment. In a study titled: “Future of Women at Work Initiative,” the ILO established that women are victims of unpaid work, low wage jobs and […]

November 25, 2016 Themes: Sexual violence Programs: Gender Justice

Zimbabwe: 4 500 Pupils in early marriage, drop out

OVER 4 500 minors dropped out of school countrywide this year because of early marriage and Government is weighing the possibility of strengthening law enforcement to contain the challenge. In an interview with The Herald, Primary and Secondary Education Minister Dr Lazarus Dokora said the fight against child marriages was far from over. “In secondary […]

November 25, 2016 Themes: Education Programs: Gender Justice | News

Zimbabwe: Summit ends on a high note

Harare 17 November 2016 June: The Zimbabwe SADC Protocol @ Work Summit running under the theme 50/50 by 2030! Empower women, End Violence ended on a high note today with a dazzling award ceremony for the best of the good practices. Fourteen winners and eleven runner ups walked away with awards from the over 161 […]

Zimbabwe: Itai Makara

Zimbabwe: Itai Makara

There is surely an end to domestic violence. Gender Links (GL) made me believe that there is surely an end to stagnation and progress is for everyone. GL taught me very important things which have changed my life. I met GL for the first time in 2013. I was not used to having someone who […]

November 9, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Zimbabwe: Patricia Zunga

Zimbabwe: Patricia Zunga

When I hear the name Gender Links (GL) what comes into my mind is the memory of how I came out of a phase of ignorance. I now know that the responsibility of uplifting my life is with me and I have the capability too. I am now able to do business with high chances […]

November 9, 2016 Themes: Gender equality | Gender violence Programs: Gender Justice

Zimbabwe: Verina Muchegu

Zimbabwe: Verina Muchegu

“The training rescued me from the pangs of illiteracy”. The story of my life took a new dimension the day I met Gender Links (GL). Gender Links staff equipped us with entrepreneurial skills and I am now able to own and manage my small business. I failed to attend the third phase of the training […]

November 9, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice

Zimbabwe: Chipo Sirani

Zimbabwe: Chipo Sirani

“Used entrepreneurship as a weapon to fight back and became a victor” To those who believe that meanings of names are a forecast to a person’s future, mine contradicts with my life experiences. Born Chipo Sirani I grew up in an abusive environment and it impacted negatively on my well being, health and spiritual development. […]

November 9, 2016 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender Justice
Zimbabwe

Office

Country ManagerPriscilla Maposa
Phone+263 4798 600
Emailzimmanager@genderlinks.org.za
AddressNicoz Diamond Building, 30 Samora Machel Avenue, 6th Floor, Harare, Zimbabwe