Ruth Butaumocho

3 years ago | March 24, 2015

Time to break the ‘fragmentation syndrome’

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Forum Mozambican politician and philanthropist Ms Graca Machel last week launched a network of ...

3 years ago | March 19, 2015

Women miners: The untold story

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor Miriam Mbambo (40) wakes up at 3am daily to prepare food for her three school-going ...

3 years ago | March 17, 2015

Legislation that impacted on women

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Forum Last week Zimbabwe joined the rest of the world in commemorating International Women’s Day, ...

3 years ago | March 10, 2015

Of women who kill, deadbeat fathers

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Forum This is unthinkable for any parent, more so for the mother who is considered a nurturer, ...

3 years ago | March 3, 2015

Men vital in the women empowerment matrix

Gender Forum With Ruth Butaumocho As a little girl, growing up in Chiweshe was an enriching experience which I relive ...

3 years ago | February 28, 2015

Feeding off the dead

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor They have attended close to a thousand funerals of strangers. Each day, they are part of ...

3 years ago | February 24, 2015

Vending, chicken bans worsen poverty

Gender Forum  With Ruth Butaumocho most Zimbabweans are still trying to come to terms with Harare City Council’s ...

3 years ago | February 18, 2015

Turning trash into CA$H

For the ordinary Zimbabwean an empty plastic bottle is nothing more than a piece of trash that needs to be disposed in a ...

3 years ago | February 17, 2015

Corruption hits women, youth hardest

Gender Forum With Ruth Butaumocho Walking in the central business district in Harare last week, I came across a group of ...

3 years ago | February 9, 2015

Condoms in school a big No, No!

Gender Forum With Ruth Butaumocho Last week most parents were restive after the august House deliberated on a ...

3 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 ...

3 years ago | February 3, 2015

Women are own worst enemies

Gender Forum With  Ruth Butaumocho Last week, a local tabloid ran with a front page picture of two women involved in ...

3 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 | January 6, 2015

Spare a thought for the rural woman

Ruth Butaumocha Gender Forum The onset of the rainy season signalled the start of land preparations in both rural and ...