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  • 07
    Feb

    Petition to the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) and the Zimbabwe Gender Commission (ZGC).

                                                      Petition to the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) and the Zimbabwe Gender Commission (ZGC).   CC: UN Women African Union Commission SADC Gender Commission Ministry of Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Ministry of Defence Ministry of Home Affairs   SUBJECT: ENDING ATROCITIES AGAINST WOMEN...

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  • 30
    Jan

    Shutdown state atrocities: Women demand Justice!

    Justice for Women Zimbabwe (JWZ), Female Prisoners Support Trust (FEMPRIST) and Women’s Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence (WALPE) note with concern and anguish the gross human rights violations by the Zimbabwe Government and state security agents, particularly the rights of women. During and after the 14-16 January 2019...

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  • 24
    Jan

    WALPE condemns the rape and torture of women during the 14-16 January 2019 stay-away.

    Women’s Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence (WALPE), condemns in the strongest terms the rape and torture of women across the country on 14- 16 January 2018 during the national shut down. iTV news, an international credible news agency released a heart rending video of women narrating horror stories...

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  • 11
    Jan

    Zimbabwe’s Economic Crisis: A Time to Reason Together!

                                                    Zimbabwe’s Economic Crisis: A Time to Reason Together!   A timeless African nugget of wisdom teach that ‘when elephants fight it is the grass that suffers.’ This best describes the situation of women in Zimbabwe at the moment due to the ever escalating socio-economic...

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  • 10
    Jan

    WALPE mobilises women to run for local level leadership positions.

    WALPE mobilises women to run for local level leadership positions.   The selection of local leadership positions in most rural areas is currently taking place and WALPE is in the process of identifying and assisting women who want to run for School Development Committees (SDCs) and Health Centre Committees...

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  • 02
    Jan

    WALPE 2019 Statement

    Women’s Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence (WALPE) welcomes all Zimbabweans and women leaders in particular to the year 2019. We note with concern the deepening economic crisis facing the country and how it adversely impacts women participation in leadership positions. When the family is faced with hunger and...

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  • 12
    Dec

    WALPE in the News – NewsDay: Zimbabwe’s first school of politics opened

    Women’s Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence held it’s inaugural workshop in Masvingo this past weekend. The event was covered by NewsDay Zimbabwe here. A short excerpt is below: ZIMBABWE’S first ever women’s political leadership school was on Friday launched in Masvingo under the name, Women’s Academy for Leadership...

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  • 26
    Nov

    WALPE Statement On 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

    WALPE Statement on 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 26 November 2018 Women Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence (WALPE) joins the rest of the world and the millions of Zimbabwean women and girls in commemorating 16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence...

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  • 23
    Nov

    Harassment of Female Parliamentarians Disgusting

    23 November 2018 Women’s Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence (WALPE), is concerned about the violent and callous attacks on women Parliamentarians by the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) at the Parliament of Zimbabwe on 22 November 2018 at the occasion of the 2019 budget. The force used by ZRP...

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