Gender Forum

2 days 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 ...

7 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 ...

10 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 ...

11 months 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 ...

12 months 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 ...

12 months 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, ...

1 year 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 ...