Ruth Butaumocho

3 years ago | July 1, 2015

Empowering women is her lifelong passion

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor She has traversed the region pushing for economic empowerment for women, a journey of 40 ...

3 years ago | June 24, 2015

PRISONERS of PREJUDICE. . . Witchcraft accusations drive ‘gogos’ ...

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor Mbuya Zhoakinyu Kembo from Malawi had been enjoying a peaceful life until her husband one ...

3 years ago | May 21, 2015

She made herself wings to fly

Ruth Butaumocho Gender  Editor Growing up in the dusty terrains of Mutoko, Lucy Marowa’s childhood was marked by ...

3 years ago | May 14, 2015

Village raises a ‘girl’

Ruth Butaumocho Gender “It takes a village to raise a girl” is a popular Yoruba proverb. The proverb speaks well into ...

3 years ago | April 28, 2015

When beauty is more than skin deep

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Forum Miss World Zimbabwe was held over the weekend with 25-year-old Emily Kachote walking away ...

3 years ago | April 4, 2015

Kwinji 15: Woman who dared

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor IN a domestic game where superstition is rife, just having a woman sitting on the ...

3 years ago | March 31, 2015

The long and short of the miniskirt debate

Gender Forum With Ruth Butaumocho The mini-skirt saga in which a hapless woman was stripped naked by overzealous touts ...

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, ...