Gweru City Council COE

Date: October 29, 2015
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Fact file
Country  Zimbabwe
Province/Region  Midlands
Baseline score  60
Post 2015 score (2016); (2018); (2020)  (63-Bronze); (68- Bronze); (71-silver)
Population  157,865
Number of women councillors  1
Number of men councillors  17
Joined the COE programme  2010
Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  Yes
Anchored Hub and Spoke Programme (Year)  Yes (2020; 2021)
Summit  2016; 2018; 2020


City of Gweru, the City of Progress, is situated at the heart of Zimbabwe with a road and rail network that links it with all other major towns in the country. Gweru City Council is a hub council under the hub and spoke programme for gender mainstreaming, mentoring Midlands province urban councils (Kwekwe City Council and Gokwe Town Council). The council is reviewing its policies to ensure that gender is mainstreamed in these. These include the housing, gender and sexual harassment policies. The council attained the Silver rating at the 2020 SADCProtocol@Work summit.

Read the council’s 2018 institutional case study here.

Read the 2020 SADCProtocol@Work Summit report here.

Click here to see who is Driving change in Gweru City Council
Empowering women, ending violence in Zimbabwe
Click here to view the council’s COE Report card
Click here to view the council ASRHR factsheet
Click here to view the council ASRHR action plan
Click here to view the council’s Hub and Spoke launch report
Review the COE Hub info

Download : Gweru City Council Action Plan
Download : Gweru City Council Buy-In Report
Download : Gweru City Council Situational Analysis
Download : Gweru Consolidation Report
Download : Gweru institutional Profile
Download : Gweru City Council Campaign Plan Report
Download : Strategic Communications Plan Report
Download : Inception Workshop Report
Download : Gweru City Council Statement of Commitment

3 thoughts on “Gweru City Council COE”

Frederick Jukes says:

I have been trying to find Joyce Manacas maiden name Pillay. I have recently been told that Joyce died July 21st 2008 aged 74. I had planned to leave Joyce something in will.Can you please confirm to me that Joyce passed away in 2008. I would be extremely grateful. Fred Jukes

Frederick Jukes says:

Can you give me any information you have on Joyce Manacas born Pillay. I would be most grateful

Fred Jukes says:

Can you please confirm that Joyce Manacas born Pillay is alive and living in Gweru. Thank you Fred Jukes. uK

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