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The #MiniSkirtMarch on 4 Oct 2014

October 3, 2014


I first caught wind of this #MiniSkirtMarch via a Zimbabwe Mail article on Thursday morning. I’ve heard horrendous stories of women and young girls who are stripped naked for simply leaving their homes wearing the clothes they chose to wear that day and only for some random man or a group of men to attack and […]

The Power of 5 by @HeelsnDreams

March 22, 2014


The challenge is simple: 1 pack of pads costs 98c. We ask you to buy 5 and donate to the pads drive. 500 packs = 500 girls helped in Harare. HeelsnDreams are out to donate 500 packets of pads to 500 girls over 5 days every month. We are not targeting just one area. We […]

#263Chat on 9 July 2013 on Women & #ZimElections

July 12, 2013


Here’s the link of selected tweets from this week’s #263Chat on 9 July 2013 on Women & #ZimElections Till next week…please continue to have the discussion. Let’s keep talking Together we can….

Guest Post: Culture, patriarchy and the Shona woman’s curtsey

April 18, 2013


Dating back four generations it has been customary for Shona women in Zimbabwe to get down on their knees or at the very least curtsey when serving their husbands a meal. This custom is prevalent in Shona households. Kneeling is a sign of humility and respect. Some women in my family embraced this practice from the early […]

Event: Ladies Night: Working as a Woman Diplomat on Thursday 11 April 2013

April 10, 2013


Topic:             Working as a Woman Diplomat Date:               Thursday, April 11, 2013 Time:               6 pm to 8 pm Event:              Ladies Night Venue:             The Quill Club, New Ambassador Hotel (Opposite Parliament Building) This sixth edition of Ladies Night brings together women serving as diplomats in Zimbabwe. The diplomats will share their experiences […]

TechWomen: Professional Mentorship and Exchange Program – 2013 Application Opens 15th December

December 20, 2012


The TechWomen program will identify approximately 80 women who are emerging leaders and entrepreneurs working in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) from the Middle East & Africa for a five-week program in the fall of 2013, including mentorships and professional exchanges at leading companies in Silicon Valley, California, concluding with workshops, networking events and meetings […]

US Embassy backs Zim women journalists drive for equity in the media

March 14, 2012


Harare, March 14, 2012: The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section (PAS) is supporting Zimbabwe’s first ever ‘ladies night’ at Harare’s premier journalist meeting place, the Quill Club, on Thursday. “The Quill Club is an institution in Harare and we are eager to see the women journalists have their say there,” says Sharon Hudson-Dean, Counselor for […]