There is a relationship between these two offices that lies at the heart of the political problems in
Zimbabwe, and is playing out today in a very dangerous fashion.
It is not a new problem, nor one that afflicts Zimbabwe alone. But it is so essentially the problem
This report examines women’s political wings in Zimbabwe, and is a follow up to a previous report produced in June 2017.11 Women’s wings are common in any political party, but the question is, in the era of seeking gender equality, are they necessary and relevant? It has been said that they are a critical player in any political matrix. However, outside of popularity politics one wonders if they are still necessary; in fact, what is the key mandate of these wings and is this mandate being fulfilled?
This report will explore the role of various political party women’s wings from an insider’s view as well as an outsider’s view.