This study looked into the factors that influence women’s political participation with a representative sample of 329 young women aged between 18 and 35. The differences in rural and urban in this research show how there is a need for a shift in how we perceive these demographics. The research-highlights the risks women face when they interface with politics as active or passive participants or when their spouses or close relations are actively engaged in politics. Fear of political violence is a significant factor inhibiting the participation of women in politics Based on these findings, It was, therefore, important to look into the participation of young women given Zimbabwe’s Constitution that strives for equality between men and women.

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