Nine years ago I lost my father. It was only after he had passed away that his medical test results were released with information of what was actually wrong with him. The condition could have possibly been managed had we discovered it earlier, but this could not happen as Westend Hospital where he had been…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.
Urgent Action Fund-Africa and the OpEd Project are calling upon young, dynamic and socially aware individuals to take part in an interactive 3-day Op-Ed workshop. The workshop is designed to develop your critical media literacy skills and your strategic communications skills. The workshop will strengthen your personal readiness to: increase assurance in media performance; develop…Details
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe Dates: Monday 11 – Wednesday 13 July 2016 Deadline for Application: Sunday 26 June 2016 Her Zimbabwe has created a media-activism training program for young women. The goal of the program is to reach out to individuals who might be allies of the feminist movement but have never had opportunities to talk/write about gender issues,…Details
Her Zimbabwe is an alternative media space and non-profit organization that advances women’s thought leadership and brings important commentary to women’s issues using digital tools. Her Zimbabwe seeks to make a contribution to women’s increased involvement in the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) both to advance the advocacy and impact of their work…Details
A black average modern Zimbabwean family seems to be escalating toward perilous phase that could create some form of disunity in the family and possibly in a not-so-distant future, lead to relatives not seeing eye to eye. ‘A prayer for Grandma’ , a tragic, melancholic, humorous and all in all delightful play by Elliot Moyo opened…Details
The Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe (WCoZ) joins Action Aid Zimbabwe and the Chidawaya family in mourning the untimely passing on of Lyn Chidawaya, who was allegedly punched by touts at Mbudzi bus terminus resulting in her death and that of her unborn child. While we note and commend the police for having made arrests in…Details
Her Zimbabwe piloted and implemented the Mobile Community Zimbabwe project in its first two years of life. MCZ is a citizen journalism school that equips young Zimbabweans with digital storytelling skills using mobiles, to tell the alternative Zimbabwean stories marginalized by the mainstream media. This project has since grown and taken a life form of…Details
The increasing influence of the Internet and social media has necessitated the bridging of the digital divide to achieve greater inclusion and participation of women in the online and tech spaces. Her Zimbabwe works to strengthen the work of women’s rights advocates, bloggers and activists through providing digital literacy training that includes digital communication strategy…Details
In 2014 Her Zimbabwe scooped the Shoko Festival Hub Pioneer award for its Critical Conversations concept. Critical Conversations are a series of talks that Her Zimbabwe holds offline, as a means to bring together thought leaders in blogging, journalism and digital rights to enable and foster the exchange of information and open dialogue around contemporary…Details
With support from HIVOS and Free Press Unlimited, this project commenced in 2016 and is a fellowship for young women trained by Her Zimbabwe to apply a gender lens to digital storytelling using mobile phones. The project equips young women with skills to effectively use digital tools for storytelling as well as gender sensitive reporting.