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Auxillia Mnangagwa Equips 50 Girls With Tourism, Hospitality Skills

Auxillia Mnangagwa Equips 50 Girls With Tourism, Hospitality Skills

It was a dream come true for more than 50 young women from disadvantaged backgrounds who received certificates yesterday after undergoing a special training programme in tourism and hospitality, courtesy of First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa. The skills they received will empower and capacitate them to be self-reliant. Amai Mnangagwa facilitated the skills mentorship programme through […]

Zimbabwe: ’20 Percent Zim Women Give Birth At Home’

Zimbabwe: ’20 Percent Zim Women Give Birth At Home’

About 20 percent of Zimbabwean births over the past five years occurred at home, statistics which experts have described as unacceptably high. According to the recently-released Zimbabwe Demographic Health Survey (ZDHS), institutional deliveries stood at an average of 77 percent. “Seventy-seven percent of live births in the five years before the survey took place in […]

Celebrating Independence: 36 Zimbabwean Women

As we celebrate Independence Day in Zimbabwe, I’ve thought to celebrate 36 named and unnamed women that have brought the nation to where it is today: The Late Tichaona Freedom Nyamubaya. (Image taken from Newsday)[/caption]   Ida Mtongana: One of the countless women that provided hospitality to the freedom fighters and helped sustain the liberation […]

Is Zimbabwe Ready for Female President?

Is Zimbabwe Ready for Female President?

Zimbabwean women arguably contributed the most to the liberation struggle by giving up their childhood, their sons, daughters and husbands to the war; and they have survived to tell their stories. Many women joined the protracted war of liberation as minors, while others supported the valiant freedom fighters with food and shelter; they nursed the […]