Gender Forum

1 year ago | November 28, 2017

Ending GBV: Time for a holistic approach

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor Zimbabwe will for the next 14 days join the rest of the world in commemorating 16 Days of ...

2 years ago | November 3, 2017

Sexually abused women relive experiences

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor Tariro Murinda (24) woke up to find a man slipping into her blankets in the bedroom she ...

2 years ago | August 29, 2017

Teacher invests in education

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor When Mr Charles Mukaronda was growing up, he was alarmed at the levels of poverty around ...

2 years ago | July 20, 2017

Honeymoon over for rapists

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor Government’s proposed 60-year imprisonment for those found guilty of raping minors and the ...

2 years ago | July 18, 2017

Nothabo Ncube fulfils mother’s death-bed wish

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Profile When a 14-year-old Nothabo Ncube lost her mother she was devastated. However, in the ...

2 years ago | July 10, 2017

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 ...

2 years ago | July 3, 2017

Limamu thrives in foreign land

Ruth Butaumocho Gender profile Zimbabwean born Elizabeth Rudo Limamu (nee Takundwa) navigates the challenges of doing ...

2 years ago | June 28, 2017

50pc or nothing for Zim women as 2018 beckons

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor With only a few months left before the onset of the 2018 parliamentary and Presidential ...

2 years ago | May 8, 2017

Mhangami Bulawayo’s own nightingale

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Profile When Elizabeth Vimbai Mhangami finished her studies in the United States, she decided to ...

2 years ago | March 20, 2017

When you borrow to fulfil philanthropic calling

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Profile One of the most surprising and perhaps confounding facts of charity across the globe is ...

2 years ago | March 13, 2017

Jacob Esau thriving in God’s favour

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Profile Meeting Jacob Esau for the first time, his humility and unassuming character immediately ...

4 years ago | February 5, 2015

Rural women reel under effects of cancer

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor Mrs Maud Chauke watched hopelessly as her mother, VaChireka, writhed in pain while lying ...

4 years ago | January 20, 2015

Men’s involvement in antenatal issues crucial

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Forum A male associate recently asked me to register his child for Zero Grade at one of the ...

4 years ago | January 13, 2015

Miniskirts don’t rape, depraved men do!

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Forum In November last year, hundreds of women in Kenya held a series of demonstrations in ...

4 years ago | December 2, 2014

Can mandatory sentencing do the trick?

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Forum When serial rapist Thomas Brighton Chirembwe was in January this year sentenced to 290 ...