Gender Stereotypes in Children’s Literature: A Case of C.J Ngwaru Books

I have always wondered what a little girl thinks when she hears, ‘ungakundwe nemusikana’ (how can you let a girl perform better than you) or ‘ungarohwe nemusikana’ (how can you allow a girl to beat you). What thought processes go through her mind when she hears adults say to each other, ‘don’t be such a…

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Women Call for Peace: Let’s Build Blocks for Peace

This is a statement by Women’s coalition of Zimbabwe 23 September 2016   Reflecting on the significance of the International Day of Peace, (21 September, 2016) the Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe (WCoZ), representative of women’s rights organisations and activists, calls on all State actors, political parties, social movements and citizens to take action and use…

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Human Trafficking Unpacked: Interview with Hopolang Phororo

Hopolang Phororo (HP), Director of International Labour Organisation, Country Office for Namibia and Zimbabwe was interviewed by Her Zimbabwe’s 2016 Blogging Fellow, Sharon Sigauke (SS)   SS: Human trafficking has been with us for a long time but it seems to have become more pronounced in Zimbabwe this year, what could be the cause? HP: Trafficking…

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