Masvingo City Council COE

Date: October 29, 2015
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Fact file
Country  Zimbabwe
Province/Region  Masvingo
Baseline score  52
Post 2015 score (2016); (2018);(2020)  (73-Silver); (65- Bronze); (70-Silver)
Population  87,886
Number of women councillors  1
Number of men councillors  9
Joined the COE programme  2011
Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  No
Anchored Hub and Spoke Programme (Year)  Yes (2020; 2021)
Summit  2016; 2018; 2020


Masvingo is situated in the Masvingo Province known for the historical monumental site Great Zimbabwe ruins also known as “Dzimba Dzemabwe” meaning houses of stone. The council has a total of 10 councillors all male. The council joined the COE program in 2011 and is making strides in improving gender issues within their structures. The council is a Hub council for Masvingo province urban councils under the Hub and Spoke programme for gender mainstreaming in Zimbabwe.

The council raises awareness on COVID19 and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights. The council attained the silver certification at the 2020 Local Government SADC Protocol@Work Summit.


Read the council’s 2016 case study here.

Read the council’s 2018 case study here.

Read the council’s 2020 case study here.

Empowering women, ending violence in Zimbabwe
Click here to review 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
View COE Hub info

Download : Masvingo City Council Action Plan
Download : Masvingo City Council Buy-In Report
Download : Masvingo City Council Scorecard
Download : Masvingo City Council Situational Analysis
Download : Masvingo City Council Consolidation Report
Download : Masvingo City Council Institutional profile
Download : Masvingo City Council Statement of Commitment

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