The  proposal to amend the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform Act) (Chapter 9:33) was crafted after a public outcry over rising cases of sexual assault

Honeymoon over for rapists

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor Government’s proposed 60-year imprisonment for those found guilty of raping minors and the disabled is a welcome move that should address the growing problem of sexual a...
House of Hunger

Vital to honour our artists in life, death

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor Dambudzo Marechera was a renowned writer, who carved his own piece of history, both on the local and international literature radar as one of the best young African writ...
Elizabeth Rudo Limamu (nee Takundwa)

Limamu thrives in foreign land

Ruth Butaumocho Gender profile Zimbabwean born Elizabeth Rudo Limamu (nee Takundwa) navigates the challenges of doing business in South Africa like any other entrepreneur.
Peace Hilary Tumwesigire (centre), a publisher from Rwanda flanked by Zimpapers staff

With love from Rwanda

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Profile When most people survive from gender-based violence, they often withdraw into a cocoon and find it difficult to reach out to individuals who may be in similar circumsta...
Elizabeth Vimbai Mhangami

Mhangami Bulawayo’s own nightingale

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Profile When Elizabeth Vimbai Mhangami finished her studies in the United States, she decided to retrace her footsteps to Zimbabwe and establish how best she could contribute t...
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US-based Zim woman flies high

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Profile — Growing up in the high density suburb of Glen View in Harare Mabel Machabvunga-Butler had a difficult childhood, following the death of her father. Living with ...

A journey of a thousand miles

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor Yesterday, red carpet events to celebrate women’s achievements were the order of the day as the world honoured women for their significant contribution in various spaces...