Functions Of ZGC

Zimbabwe Gender Commission Functions

The specific mandate of the Commission is derived from Section 246 of the Constitution whose provisions are listed as follows:

a. To monitor issues concerning gender equality and to ensure gender equality as provided for in the Constitution;

b. To investigate possible violations of rights relating to gender equality;

c. To receive and consider complaints from the public and to take such action in regard to the complaints as it considers appropriate;

d. To conduct research into issues relating to gender and social justice and to recommend changes to laws and practices which lead to discrimination based on gender;

e. To advise public and private institutions on steps to be taken to ensure gender equality;

f. To recommend affirmative action programs to achieve gender equality;

g. To recommend prosecution for criminal violations of rights relating to gender;

 h. To secure appropriate redress where rights relating to gender have been violated; and

 i. To do everything necessary to promote gender equality.