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Women need to see themselves in politics. It’s the only way change will come to Zimbabwe

By Fadzayi Mahere

15 Mar 2022 · 3 min read

As a young woman in politics I’ve experienced prejudice – audiences ask about my marital status instead of my policies. But we must continue to step up for the next generation

It is fair to say there has been reasonable progress for women in political leadership and decision-making in the past three decades. Yet, 27 years after the Beijing declaration at the world conference on women, adopted by 189 countries and seen as the key moment for radical change in gender equality, too much remains the same.

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