Epworth Local Board COE


Date: January 27, 2015
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Fact file
Country Zimbabwe
Province/Region Harare
Baseline score  – 2013 60
Latest score (2018); (2020) (32-Blue); (57-Green)
Population 167,462
Number of women councillors 0
Number of men councillors 7
Joined the COE programme 2015
Anchored Hub and Spoke Programme (Year) No
Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme No
Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme No
Summit 2018; 2020

Epworth is located about twelve kilometres from the Harare city centre. It is a high-density dormitory town administered by the Epworth Local Board. It is bisected by a stream into two parts. The Balancing Rocks found in the northern approaches of the town are a famous attraction.

The council is a spoke council in the hub and spoke programme for gender mainstreaming, mentored by Harare City Council. The council has a gender committee that steers gender activities. Epworth has a draft gender policy in place. The council also works with junior councillors who are involved in various activities including sexual reproductive health and rights campaigns. Epworth Local Board received an award for being the most improved local authority in the gender mainstreaming programme at the 2020 local government summit.

Read more about the council’s 2018 case study here.

Read the 2020 Summit report here.

 Empowering women, ending violence in Zimbabwe

 Click here to review COE Report card


One thought on “Epworth Local Board COE”

Elsie says:

good morning ,y name is Elsie from MAZ i would like to get in touch with the councillor and set up a meeting with him. if possible, may i have his contact details or his assistant contact details.

thank you in advance
Kind regards.

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