Zimbabwe

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Country summary:

Board Member(s) Patricia Made
Staff Members

Priscilla Maposa – Country Manager

Rudo Tamangani – Finance Officer

Tapiwa Zvaraya – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

When registered 2012
Alliance Focal Network Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe
Government COEs 68
View the Centres of Excellence
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. View the Zimbabwe Facebook page. Gender Links Zimbabwe has developed a 50/50 policy brief  to champion advocacy and campaigns around this area. Read the 50/50 policy brief here. You can learn more on the Zimbabwe programmatic area on this page.

Zimbabwe Strategy 2016 – 2020


Zimbabwe continues to push for equality

Zimbabwe continues to push for equality

Harare, 23 May 2018: The 2018 Zimbabwe SADC Protocol @ Work Summit running under the theme “Local Action for a strong 2030 A-gender in Southern Africa!” ended today with the best practices showcased by participants being awarded. Fourteen winners and eleven runner-up’s in 11 categories were awarded for showcasing unique projects being undertaken in gender […]

Zim hosts 2018 SADC Protocol@Work Summit

Zim hosts 2018 SADC Protocol@Work Summit

For immediate release: Zim hosts 2018 SADC Protocol @ Work Summit and Awards Harare, 18 May 2018: The Zimbabwe 2018 SADC Protocol @ Work Summit and Awards will take place at Cresta Lodge in Harare from the 22–23 May 2018. The two day summit running under the theme “Local Action for a strong 2030 A-gender […]

Zim: When perpetrators get away with GBV

Zim: When perpetrators get away with GBV

By Priscilla Maposa and Tapiwa Zvaraya Harare, 20 April: The streets of Harare recently came to a standstill when several men sexually harassed a woman vendor who was celebrating her birthday. This gross violation happened as people stood by and watched. It is a signal that the country is still far from standing up in […]

50/50 Policy Brief Zimbabwe

50/50 Policy Brief Zimbabwe

The Policy Brief concerns women’s participation and representation in key decision-making structures at local and national levels in Zimbabwe and makes the case for urgent action to achieve gender parity at all levels of political desision-making. As the country gears up for the 2018 elections, due in the second half of the year, pressure is […]

April 23, 2018 Themes: Gender equality Programs: Gender & Governance

Zim: I Returned to my Country a Stranger

Zim: I Returned to my Country a Stranger

In August 2000, Violet Gonda left her home country to study for an MA in International Journalism in London. She expected it would be for one year. However, she was to spend the next 17 years in exile as a result of being banned from returning to Zimbabwe by President Robert Mugabe’s regime. But she […]

March 21, 2018 Themes: Media Programs: Gender & Media

Zim: Where is the Gender in the Elections Agenda?

Zim: Where is the Gender in the Elections Agenda?

By Buhlebenkosi Tshabangu Moyo So we are going to have elections this year. We don’t have the date yet but if we go by the Constitution, we should have exercised our right to vote no later than August 21. Predictably, there are a lot of discussions on electoral reforms. These are very important discussions because […]

March 20, 2018 Themes: Elections | Politics Programs: Advocacy - 50/50 Campaign | Gender & Governance

Civil society calls for gender equality in Zimbabwe

Civil society calls for gender equality in Zimbabwe

The women movement in Zimbabwe, last month under the auspices of the Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe (WCoZ) made a bold call to the new government to uphold its regional and international obligations of gender equality. This followed the resignation of former President Robert Mugabe after a military takeover and the inauguration of Emmerson Mnangagwa as […]

Gender Based Violence is dis-empowering women

Gender Based Violence is dis-empowering women

Gender Based Violence is dis-empowering women By Priscilla Maposa Harare, 24 November: Monica* woke up to a loud bang on the bedroom door. Still feeling sleepy, she groped for the handle in the dark and hastily unlocked the door, fearing the wrath of her husband. Before she could pave way for him, her husband shoved her […]

November 29, 2017 Themes: GBV Programs: Gender Aware | News

Zimbabwe: The dreams we lost to Mugabe

Zimbabwe: The dreams we lost to Mugabe

By Lucia Makamure Johannesburg, 21 November: When I think of my former President Robert Gabriel Mugabe, many things come to mind but for me what stands out is his legacy of violence. This is the man who for 37 years ruled Zimbabwe, according to his own words with a ‘firm’ hand. In 2008 he boldly […]

November 21, 2017 Themes: Gender violence Programs: Gender Aware | Gender Justice

Zimbabwe and Ghana: A tale of two countries

Zimbabwe and Ghana: A tale of two countries

16 November, 2017: There is a personal story I share with my children and staff by way of saying never be shy of conflict: no storming, no norming, no performing. Watching the military machinery roll down the gentle avenues of Harare in the country of my birth, Zimbabwe, I am reminded how I met my […]

November 16, 2017 Themes: Conflict | Constitutional and legal rights Programs: Gender & Governance
Zimbabwe

Office

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