When I read the headline on the water tariff hikes by Chitungwiza Town Council last Sunday, one woman immediately came to my mind, Granny Elizabeth. I first met Granny Elizabeth sometime last year.Seeing how she was struggling to walk I spoke to her to find out if she needed any help. We spoke briefly and…Details
Her Zimbabwe, Harare Daphne is a writer and blogger who is passionate about youth and women’s rights advocacy. She has written for Her Zimbabwe, Ilizwi 263 and other Zimbabwean offline publications. With an interest in thought leadership, she also volunteers for a number of young women’s and youth organisations. Her main interest is in using online and new media for advocacy. She is passionate about facilitating access to information for ordinary citizens. Having been a participant of the Mobile Community Zimbabwe (MCZ) project, she has demonstrated a passion to report on untold community stories. Daphne holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Media and Society Studies from the Midlands State University (MSU) and Executive certificates in Monitoring and Evaluation and Project Management from the University of Zimbabwe (UZ). She is currently studying towards a diploma in Public Relations with the Zimbabwe Institute of Public Relations (ZIPR).
At a colourful event held yesterday, the Canadian Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Kumar Gupta unveiled his embassy’s arts project titled, ‘The Walls Can Speak’. This is one of the many activities being done across the African continent by all Canadian Embassies in commemoration of the International Day of the African Child (DAC). On June 16…Details
This is the first of our ‘Focus on African Feminists Series’ where we’ll be featuring the works of two African feminists weekly. Our goal is to share some of what African Feminists around the globe are doing and have done, in the hopes of connecting our struggles and our movements. The series kicks off with…Details
“Shhh, don’t shout nobody should hear you and nobody should know.” That is how the topic on menstruation has always been. It should not be talked about and it is something to be ashamed of. No wonder why there is a belief that all women menstruate at the end of the month. I always felt…Details