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Khupe defy enemies, rolls out massive BVR campaign

By Watmore Makokoba

Although Zimbabwean women in politics have suffered violence, ridicule and discrimination, MDC-T vice president Thokozani Khupe has seen it all but has remained unshaken. 339 more words

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India's Narendra Modi Is Courting Female Voters in His Bid to Retain Power

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is shifting his attention to a number of women-focused policies ahead of the 2019 national election, with plans to reserve parliament seats for women. 305 more words


Women turn to activism for political relevance

Over the past few years, Zimbabwe has witnessed a growing number of female activists stepping up the call for policy changes and actively participating in street protests and demonstrations. 421 more words

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Mujuru's Catch-22: Repent from the light or die in darkness

By Wisdom Mumera

Following news that hoards of her supporters in Masvingo have left the party, Presidential aspirant Joice Mujuru now faces the unenviable task of having to choose between going back to a past that she has been attacking in the last few years or sliding to a natural political death. 609 more words

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The LGBTQ+ Community and My Little Red Dot

Antara Dasgupta is one of Breaking the Glass Ceiling’s regular contributors.

Five years ago, if you had asked me about how I felt about the word “gay”, I would picture a very effeminate, immaculately dressed and overly theatrical man – imagine Mitch and Cam from… 825 more words

2018 budget: Why female MPs must stand up

By Daniel Chigundu

As Parliament resume sitting on December 19, mainly to pass the 2018 National Budget, female legislators have the burden to stand up for social services. 580 more words


Makarau resignation raises eyebrows

By Buhle Tshavango.

The abrupt resignation of Zimbabwe’s first female judge President, Rita Makarau as the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chairperson,  has sent tongues wagging and stirred fears of a compromised election, now only a few months away as she was leading the process of compiling a new voter’s roll. 656 more words

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