We’ve just received a booklet in the mail showcasing Her Zimbabwe as one of 16 highly commended initiatives in communication for social change, as selected by The University of Queensland in Australia. The commendation comes as a result of nomination for the 2013 Communication for Social Change Award, by academic and media researcher, Tanya Notley,…Details
Her Zimbabwe has writers dotted around the world. We welcome contributions from interested parties on issues relating to women in Zimbabwe and Africa in general.
A beautiful and profound tribute to Chiwoniso Maraire from fellow artist, Chirikure Chirikure.
Her Zimbabwe spoke to 25-year-old Varaidzo Mupunga, a female candidate under the ZANU-PF party, vying for the position of MP in the Harare West constituency in the upcoming elections. With just over a week before millions of Zimbabweans cast their vote, we wanted to learn more about Mupunga who, at 25, is one of the…Details
About 20 women this weekend attend the first ‘Women in Conversation’ meeting hosted by Jewel Magazine and Her Zimbabwe to discuss the topic of women in entrepreneurship. The vibrant panel consisted of Jewel Magazine Founder and Managing Editor, Tsitsi Mutendi, National Arts and Merit Award (NAMA) winning mbira artist and singer, Hope Masike, and motivational…Details
It is a book that has received rave reviews from renowned publications such as the New York Times and others. In we ‘We Need New Names’ Zimbabwe’s NoViolet Bulawayo (31) documents the coming of age journey of Darling; a journey which takes her from Zimbabwe to the land she discovers is not quite of the…Details
Finally, we have lift off! It’s been a long time since the Her Zimbabwe site has been updated and we are really glad to introduce you to a site we hope will be more fun for you to interact with. One of the issues with the old site was that it gave a lot of…Details
Note from the editor: I am not usually one to try okra dishes, being quite squeamish about the slimy texture of the vegetable. But when comedian Carl Joshua Ncube recently gave me the go ahead to use some of his recipes for the site, I knew I wanted to try something a bit experimental, yet…Details
Girl: Dad, I’m in love with a boy who is far away from me. I am in Ghana and he lives in UK. We met on a dating website, became friends on Facebook, had long chats on Whatsapp, proposed to each other on Skype and now we’ve had two months of relationship through Viber. I…Details
Her Zimbabwe is currently accepting thought-provoking articles and creative fiction around a range of issues affecting women and men in Zimbabwe, and Zimbabwe’s diasporic communities. Although not limited to these themes, articles that interpret the following issues will stand a greater chance of favourable review; •Feminisms and Feminist Practice and Perspectives •Sexual and Reproductive Health…Details
I have to admit that it is not easy for me to talk about this. Sexual violence is mainly a euphemism for rape, and I feel the urge to offer my apologies for using this brute word, this blunt formulation. But yet, let us call a spade a spade. Some statistics say that around one…Details