Ruth Butaumocho

4 years ago | September 9, 2014

Empower women, empower a nation

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Forum Global institutions like the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have over the ...

4 years ago | August 26, 2014

Time to blow the whistle on child marriages

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Forum Child marriages are dangerous because they condemn young girls to a vicious cycle of ...

4 years ago | August 13, 2014

Businesswoman with the Midas touch

Ruth Butaumocho HerStory ALTHOUGH prominent property developer Ms Nancy Saungweme flashes a trademark smile, making her ...

4 years ago | August 5, 2014

Is love really worth dying for?

Love has often been described as a wonderful thing that every human being needs and yearns to find sometime in their ...

4 years ago | July 29, 2014

Susan rules the airwaves

Ruth Butaumocho HerStory When Susan Makore was growing up, she never envisaged her career beyond a classroom, dabbling ...

July 31 anniversary: A gender perspective

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Forum Thursday marks exactly one year after the ruling Zanu-PF party romped to victory, ushering ...

4 years ago | July 23, 2014

Beauty and glory, the Sue Peters story…From the catwalk to ...

Ruth Butaumocho Her Story Beginning this week, we will be featuring stories of phenomenal women who have contributed ...

4 years ago | July 22, 2014

Extended family, community key to curbing abuse

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Forum Parents whose children have left to start their own families realise their family role ...

4 years ago | July 8, 2014

Promotion of women should go beyond tokenism

Ruth Butaumocha Gender Forum A fortnight ago, the Public Service Commission made a shocking claim before the ...

4 years ago | July 1, 2014

Why you should be reading the Constitution

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Forum “We are drowning in information, but starved for knowledge.” When academic, author and ...

4 years ago | June 26, 2014

ICTs bring hope to rural women

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Editor Thirty-YEAR-OLD Mrs Grace Rukuni of Musvaire Village in Mutoko picks up her phone to read ...

4 years ago | June 23, 2014

Paternity results are final, Baba Sharo

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Forum Paternity test results for Fortunate (Tafadzwa) Mapako and sungura ace Alick Macheso’s two ...

4 years ago | June 17, 2014

Why not raise sons as we do daughters?

Gender Forum With Ruth Butaumocho— “We have begun to raise daughters more likes sons, but few have the courage to ...

4 years ago | June 10, 2014

Launch of Beijing+20 brings hope

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Forum Last week, Zimbabwe launched the Beijing+20 Consultative Process, joining several countries ...

4 years ago | June 3, 2014

Have churches become agents of abuse?

Ruth Butaumocho Gender Forum The statement, “Religion is the opium of the people”, is one of the most frequently ...