Country summary:

Board Member(s) Patricia Made
Staff Members

Priscilla Maposa – Country Manager

Juliet Rusawu – Finance Officer

Tapiwa Zvaraya – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

When registered 2012
Alliance Focal Network Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe
Government COEs 83 View the Centres of Excellence
Media COEs 2
Key partners Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing; Ministry of Women and Youth Affairs; 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. You can learn more on the Zimbabwe programmatic area on this page. In 2019 the office has managed to hold the following events to date:

  1. Hub and Spoke Strategy meeting
  2. Zimbabwe Hub and Spoke Training of Trainers
  3.  Verification of local authorities.
  4. Sunrise campaign repeat Monitoring and Evaluation

Zimbabwe Strategy 2016 – 2020
Zimbabwe Country Report

Community Broadcasting in SADC-An Overview

Community broadcasting in southern Africa is part of the democratisation process that spread across Africa and southern Africa in particular, with processes of deregulation and liberalisation of broadcasting from authoritarianism (i.e. apartheid, one-party state systems of governments) that strictly controlled the airwaves to much more participatory, democratised and liberalised broadcasting systems. In the SADC region, […]

January 1, 1970 Themes: ICT's | Media | Xenophobia Programs: Journal Article

The newsroom is not a safe place for women journalists

Despite several cases of rape and attempted rape, physical assault, subsequent unfair dismissals and all sorts of bullying tactics used against women in some Zimbabwean newsrooms, the response by authorities including the police has been lukewarm. Most often little or no action is taken against offenders.

Midlands laments lack of access to drugs, Daily Mirror

This story focuses on the fact that while women in the Midlands Province of Zimbabwe, test for their HIV status and become involved in various support groups, they still lack access to treatment.

Support structures essential to domestic violence legislation

Harare, January 16 2008. Zimbabwe is one of the few southern African nations who have specific legislation to address domestic violence. Last year ended with the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign, the theme for the year focusing on demanding implementation of policies. There is scarcely a more appropriate nation to which this imperative applies. In 2008, it is high time to make implementation a reality.

Public justice against violence is a woman’s right

As we approach yet again the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, we must ask ourselves how can these days come and pass each year with no significant milestones to stop all forms of violence committed mainly against women?

How the dream of a white wedding turned into a nightmare

It had always been my dream to have a white wedding and I thought I had met my soul mate in Tom.* He seemed besotted with me and I thought it was just a matter of time before he popped the question. I was ecstatic.

Escape from jaws of forced marriage,Sunday Mail

In four articles the writer exposes the issue of forced marriages of young girls to appease the avenging spirits. Girls between the ages of 8-15 are traded off in marriage as compensation for murder allegedly committed by family members. The stories are published between January and April of the same year indicating the frequency of such incidences.

When family betrays you

When family betrays you

“Its either you have sex with me or you get deported.À Living a life like this is far away from the hopes I had growing up in Zimbabwe, dreaming of becoming a doctor after completing school.

Beyond Inequalities 2008, Women in Southern Africa

The Beyond Inequalities series aims to provide accessible information to engender development processes in the southern African region. The series have been updated based on the conviction that information is a strategic resource for socio-economic development. Information can catalyse development, and unless players and stakeholders have access to reliable information on the complexities and nature […]

January 1, 1970 Themes: Gender equality | Xenophobia Programs: Book


Country ManagerPriscilla Maposa
Phone+263 242 798 600
AddressNicoz Diamond Building, 30 Samora Machel Avenue, 6th Floor, Harare, Zimbabwe