Articles tagged 'international womens day'

Zimta rings bell for gender equality 13 March 2018 HARARE - Zimta president Richard Gundane has said senior officials in his organisation owe the positions they hold to women. Gundane, who officially opened the belated International Women's Day (IWD) celebrations hosted by Zimta on Saturday said women, by virtue of being the majority, have the...
Stanbic pushes for women empowerment 12 March 2018 HARARE - Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe women employees have taken the International Women's Day celebrations as an opportunity to support disadvantaged women and girls in rural areas through the provision of sanitary products. “We have requested all the ladies of Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe to bring in a pa...
Selmor in Canada for Women's Day 8 March 2017 HARARE - Selmor Mtukudzi is in Canada for the International Women's Day celebrations where she will be meeting Canadian dignitaries including chair of Foreign Affairs Committee, Bob Hault and Immigration minister  Ahmed Hussen to speak to them about girls' education. Around 130 million girls a...
Female inmates fight ill-health, stigma 11 March 2016 HARARE - Stigma and discrimination of female offenders is higher as compared to their male counterparts, a government official said at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison yesterday. Provincial development officer in the ministry of Gender Ernest Chimboza was speaking during commemorations to mar...
'Half of Zim women abused' 7 March 2016 MAKONI - Almost half of all women in Zimbabwe suffer from gender- based violence and government is now stepping up efforts to curb the scourge, minister of State for Bulawayo province Eunice Sandi Moyo said. Launching the International Women's Day in Rukweza, about 30km southwest of Rusape, Sa...
Activists ring alarm to GBV 9 March 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe will today mark International Women’s Day with meetings and protests against rising gender-based violence (GBV), although there are some celebrations for hard-won victories. In the capital Harare, where dozens of women continue to take refuge in shelters after gender-based at...
Musicians line up Women's Day concert 5 March 2014 HARARE - Afro-jazz artistes Prudence Katomeni-Mbofana and Rute Mbangwa will share the stage with explosive Bulawayo-based acappella group Nobuntu on Saturday in an International Women's Day celebratory concert at the Book Café. Katomeni-Mbofana is an undoubted darling of the stage and screen i...