Rushinga Rural District Council COE

Date: January 28, 2015
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Fact file
Country Zimbabwe
Province/Region Mashonaland Central
Baseline score  64
Post 2015 score  27-Blue
Population  74,040
Number of women councillors  0
Number of men councillors  25
Joined the COE programme  2014
Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  No
Summit 2016

Rushinga RDC is a budding local authority in the COE process looking to make great strides in their gender mainstreaming endeavours. The livelihoods of the people of Rushinga are agrarian-based, crops like cotton and maize. Other sources of livelihood include selling fish from neighbouring Mozambique and gold panning.

Read the council’s 2016 case study here.

The council is a spoke council in the hub and spoke programme for gender mainstreaming in local authorities, mentored by Bindura RDC.

 Empowering women, ending violence in Zimbabwe

 Click here to review COE Report card

Download : Rushinga Rural District Council Buy-in report
Download : Rushinga Rural District Council Situational Analysis report

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