Gender Forum

2 months ago | August 14, 2018

Election 2018: Women fail to gain ground

When the clock struck 12 midnight on July 29, thousands of women across Zimbabwe still carried hope that the clique of ...

9 months ago | January 15, 2018

Lifeline for school dropouts

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor Kelvin Satimburwa (15) from Sagambe, Honde Valley, sadly watched his peers board the only ...

12 months 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 ...

1 year ago | September 11, 2017

Muchaka sees the best within

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Profile Pupils often have dreams and ambitions they share with their peers as they trudge home ...

1 year ago | September 1, 2017

When shepherds devour the flock

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor The upsurge in sexual assaults and rape of minors by their guardians is a sad development ...

1 year 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 ...

1 year 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 ...

1 year 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 ...

1 year 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 ...

1 year 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 ...

1 year ago | June 16, 2017

Relocation throws polygamist (94) on the horns of dilemma

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor Ninety-two-year-old Phillimon Jowani Kayiboni is a troubled man. After winning his battle ...

1 year 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 ...

1 year ago | May 7, 2017

Child marriages remain a social scourge

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor Tendai Magwaza is an astute bright young teenage girl, who wants to become a journalist ...

1 year ago | April 24, 2017

Zim nurse thrives in war zone

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Profile Nurses shuffle into the emergency room – an army of white coats, with hopeful, ...

2 years ago | April 10, 2017

Rev McLaren speaks truth to power

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor Women are often regarded as “the backbone of” the Christian congregation not only in ...