Contacts for presenters
Concept note
Training programme reading and assignments
Zimbabwe WPP Infographic
Contacts form (Choose Zimbabwe WPP Media Training)
Women’s Political Participation story pitch form
Core material Additional reading
Gender and the media module Zimbabwe Global Media Monitoring Project 2020 report
Southern Africa Gender and Media Progress Study 2020 report

Global Media Monitoring Project 2020 report

Presentation: Who makes the news in Zimbabwe media, Tarisai Nyamweda, Gender Links

Ethical Journalism Network. 2017 The Five Principles of Journalism. The Ethical Journalism Bulletin, London: The Ethical Journalism Network,

Radu, W and Chekera, YT. 2014. Power, patriarchy and gender discrimination in Zimbabwe newsrooms

Understanding Sex and Gender

Gender stereotypes in reporting on women in politics module

UN Women. (2011, July 13). Countering Gender Discrimination and Negative Gender Stereotypes: Effective Policy Responses

Presentation: Gender Steretypes,  Colleen Lowe Morna, Gender Links

MISA. 2012. The SADC Guidelines on Media Coverage of Elections.

Gender, media and women in politics module

Media Monitors. 2016. Baseline Survey on the reportage of women in leadership by the media in Zimbabwe

WPP Africa Barometer – Mainstream and Social Media

Barriers to Women’s Political participation module

Presentation: Barriers to WPP, Colleen Lowe Morna, Gender Links

Presentation: The role of men on Women’s political
Participation in Africa, Padare/ Enkundleni/ Men’s forum on Gender

WPP Africa Barometer Introduction
UN Women. 2018 Violence against Women in Politics. Expert Group Meeting Report & Recommendations
IKnowpolitics Violence against Women in Politics
Discrimination Against Female Politicians on Social Media: An Analysis of Tweets in the Run-Up to the July 2018 Harmonised Elections in Zimbabwe
2021 Women’s Dialogue report
Gender and Electoral Systems module WPP Africa Barometer Electoral Systems and Affirmative Action
Gender in the 2018 Zimbabwe local government elections
Gender Links Zimbabwe 50-50 Policy brief 2020
Constitution of the Republic of Zimbabwe
Presentation: Gender in electoral systems; Temporary Special Measures, Colleen Lowe Morna, Gender Links Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 2)
Uphold constitution on women in decision-making
Zimbabwe Electoral Act
Zimbabwe Local Government law
President supports quota for women councillors
Local quota for women now in parliament
Local govt quota takes shape ahead of 2023 elections
Quotas alone not enough

Presentation: Case study, Quota for women in local government, Gender Links Zimbabwe

Take advantage of 30 pc quota, women told
Councils hail president on women’s quota
Councillors’ quota: Principles get Cabinet nod
Women quota in council receives thumbs up
Proposal for women’s quota in councils hailed
Women’s quota at council level must be implemented now
Cabinet endorses 30 percent women’s quota in council declaration

Gender and electoral processes module

Presentation: Unpacking the Pan Africa  Model Gender  Electoral Law 

Presentation: ZEC Gender Policy, Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC)

WPP Barometer Electoral Laws and Management
ZEC Gender and Inclusion Policy 2020-2024
Gender Responsive

Electoral Law Framework

Unpacking the Pan Africa Model Gendered Electoral Law

Gender and Political Parties module

Presentation: Gender Audit of the main political parties in Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Gender Commission

Presentation: Gender and political parties, Hon Lynette Karenyi Kore, Citizens Coalition for Change,  Deputy President

WPP Africa Barometer Political Parties
Zimbabwe Gender Commission Gender Audit of main political parties in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe Gender Commission Model Policy of Political Parties
Women’s Political Participation – why it matters module

Presentation: Women’s effective participation (beyond numbers)

Minister Monica Mutsvangwa speech

WPP Africa Barometer Effective Participation
Zimbabwe 50-50 Campaign
Idirashe Dongo drivers of change case study
Charity Tambara drivers of change case study
Selina Maridza drivers of change case study
Sikhululekile Moyo drivers of change case study
Sikhanyisiwe Mpofu drivers of change case study


GL Workshop evaluation form