As part of commemorating this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence which ran under the theme” Orange the world: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect, WALPE conducted a series of activities to advocate for an end to all forms of violence against women in politics. The organisation also took...
THE Women’s Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence (WALPE) has launched a campaign to canvass women voters and aspiring female candidates to support each other, amid concerns of gender inequalities in the political field.
WALPE's research on the implications of Unpaid Care and Domestic Work on women in the era of Covid-19 is now ready for download.
Training of Trainers capacity building for women- Lead CBOs and CSOs in Transformative Feminist Leadership and Unpaid Care and Domestic Work (UCDW)
On the 21st of November 2020, Women’s Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence (WALPE) in partnership with Oxfam Zimbabwe trained 20 leaders of women-led Community Based Organisations (CBOs) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on how to mainstream Transformative feminist leadership and Unpaid Care and Domestic Work (UCDW) in their programming....
By Ignatius Banda BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Nov 6 2020 (IPS) – “I have long given up on active politics,” Gertrude Sidambe, a 36-year-old member of one of Zimbabwe’s opposition parties, tells IPS. When female members of the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front complained last month about political violence as...
WOMEN’S Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence (Walpe) in partnership with top Zimbabwean content producers, Bustop TV have launched a new drama series titled All-Female Parliament that seeks to promote women’s participation in politics.
Aspiring women leaders sue the Government of Zimbabwe over the indefinite suspension of by-elections
Women’s Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence (WALPE) and Election Resource Centre (ERC) through the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) on 13 October 2020, approached the High Court of Zimbabwe seeking an order to compel the President of Zimbabwe and Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to set dates for...
The candidates are being joined in the litigation process by two organisations, Women’s academy for leadership and political excellence (WALPE) and Election Resource Centre Trust.
The Women's Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence (WALPE) has said it is worried and concerned over the continuous victimisation and persecution of Joana Mamombe, Cecilia Chimbiri and Netsai Marova by the State.
i) WALPE and ZWLA sue the President of Zimbabwe over gender insensitive appointments. Women’s Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence (WALPE) together with Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association (ZWLA) represented by Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum approached the High Court of Zimbabwe suing President Emmerson Mnangagwa for making cabinet appointments...