One of the constant critiques I get of my use of new and social media for women’s empowerment is that these do not reach grassroots and marginal communities and women. And so – as the critique goes – rather than helping empower all women, what happens is that women who already have some power become…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.
I HAVE been meaning to write this letter to you for a long time now, but have never really known what to say in the past. I have known you all my life and yet still, I did not know whether to define our tempestuous relationship as one of love or hate. You see,…Details
HER ZIMBABWE loves Zimbabwean literature; which is why we loved going through Tendai Huchu’s novel, ‘The Hairdresser of Harare’, when it was released a few years ago. We enjoyed it especially because – in the book – Huchu assumes the feminine voice of the novel’s protagonist, Vimbai; something which is rare among our country’s male…Details