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Author: WALPE

  • 19
    Oct

    Women Still Not Well Represented In Leadership Structures: WALPE

    DESPITE several initiatives being formulated in parliament, local authorities and cabinet, women are still poorly represented in almost all sectors of the economy, according to Women’s Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence (WALPE) executive director Sitabile Dewa. Dewa was speaking at a breakfast meeting last Friday in Harare where...

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  • 06
    Oct

    WALPE Monthly Activity updates.

    Some of the trained aspiring women leaders from Masvingo posing with their certificates of completion.. i)WALPE and ERC launch 2023 Diaspora Election Campaign ZIMBABWEANS in the Diaspora have been urged to unite and use their economic influence back home to encourage their relatives to participate in electoral processes as...

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  • 24
    Sep

    Mobilise Funds, Go Home, Register To Vote: Exiled Zimbabweans Told

    NOBUHLE Ajiti, a Zimbabwean immigrant rights activist based in South Africa has urged Zimbabweans living in the Diaspora to mobilise financial resources and travel to Zimbabwe to register to vote ahead of the 2023 elections. She was speaking during an online discussion last week on the possibilities of the Diaspora...

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  • 24
    Sep

    Women Demand 50% Quota In Councils

    WOMEN Reform Network, a group of 25 women’s rights organisations that advocate for gender equality, has petitioned parliament seeking a 50% representation in local authorities. This comes after the Local Government minister July Moyo recently announced that the government would be passing a law to create a 30% women’s...

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  • 13
    Sep

    Police major perpetrators of sexual harassment: Parly

    BY MIRIAM MANGWAYA POLICE have been singled out as major perpetrators of sexual harassment against women throughout the country. This was revealed in investigations conducted by the joint Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Public Service, and Women Affairs to ascertain the prevalence of sexual harassment in the country and its...

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  • 13
    Sep

    A WALPE, WLSA, Musasa, ARC and ZWLA joint monitoring report.

    Public Consultations on Sexual Harassment and the Law. CLICK HERE to view document https://drive.google.com/file/d/1H3z9_ocQEDJk0nSUO4Q3G0dhyrFgQ2_N/view?usp=sharing

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  • 13
    Sep

    WALPE Monthly Activity updates.

    i)                   Masks Distribution in Harare under the 2.2 million Votes For Women From Women election campaign.            In the month of August 2021, the WALPE programmes officers took to the streets of Harare and distributed 1 000 washable and branded masks under the 2.2 million Votes For Women From...

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  • 13
    Aug

    The Women’s Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence (WALPE) and Election Resource Centre (ERC) Press Statement on the Zambia Elections

    CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DER1jXQSDlrgiAliqZB3DWB99QTwRYod/view?usp=sharing

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  • 26
    Jul

    The Women’s Transformative Feminist Leadership Training Manual

    The Women’s Transformative Feminist Leadership Training Manual (Candidate’s Toolkit) from Women’s Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence (WALPE) funded by the European Union (EU), Local Authorities Capacity Enhancement Project (LACEP) and the Urban Council Association of Zimbabwe (UCAZ) is ready for download. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD https://drive.google.com/file/d/1G1Q6DiY_aG71_7YxkYYBCKjIO_bvPz59/view?usp=sharing

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  • 21
    Jul

    Bi-Weekly activity update.

    Aspiring women leaders from Chiredzi displaying their products… i) Virtual Transformative Feminist Leadership training for aspiring women leaders in Seke Chitungwiza. The Women’s Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence (WALPE) between 13-16 July 2021, successfully conducted virtual Transformative Feminist Leadership trainings for 100 aspiring women leaders from Seke, Chitungwiza...

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