Ruth Butaumocho

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 ...

5 months ago | March 28, 2018

Women seek to amend Constitution

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor Zimbabwe’s new Constitution promulgated into law in 2013 brought many robust changes that ...

5 months ago | March 8, 2018

International Women’s Day: Govt should deliver

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor Zimbabwe today (March 8) joins millions of women across the globe to commemorate ...

TelOne accelerates digital economy, gender equality

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor When Eng Christine Mariwo (49) failed to garner enough Advanced Level points to enrol for ...

7 months ago | February 2, 2018

Mandatory sentence, panacea to abuse of minors

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor A few weeks ago, the media went agog with a story of alleged sexual molestation of two ...

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 ...

9 months 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 ...

9 months ago | November 22, 2017

‘Promote curriculums that create employment’

Ruth Butaumocho recently in New Delhi, India When Budiriro Maunda (22) left for India to study for a Bachelor of ...

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 ...

10 months ago | October 7, 2017

21 hearts pound for jailed Gumbura

Ruth Butaumocho  Gender Editor HE may be serving a 40-year prison term for rape, but his love life has not been ...

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 ...

12 months ago | August 22, 2017

Chihota rides on his dreams

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Profile Growing up in Mhondoro, Tamuka Chihota was an intelligent and astute young boy who dreamt ...

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 ...