Shurugwi Town Council COE

Date: January 27, 2015
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Fact file
Country Zimbabwe
Province/Region  Midlands
Baseline score  50
Post 2015 score  56-Green
Population  21,905
Number of women councillors  3
Number of men councillors  10
Joined the COE programme  2012
Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  No
Summit 2015; 2018

Shurugwi is situated in the Midlands area of Zimbabwe. Known for its mineral activity like Chrome and Platinum, the town has 13 councillors (10 male and 3 female). It is also famous for its natural heritage site the “Boterekwa’ escarpment. The council has a gender policy in place.


The council is a spoke in the hub and spoke programme for gender mainstreaming. It is mentored by Gweru City Council.

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

 Empowering women, ending violence in Zimbabwe

 Click here to review COE Report card

Download : Shurugwi Town Council Inception Workshop Report
Download : Shurugwi Town Council Action Planning Report
Download : Shurugwi Town Council Situational Analysis Report
Download : Shurugwi Town Council Scorecard
Download : Shurugwi Town Council Statement of Commitment

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