International Women’s Day Commemorations

On the 22nd of March 2019, Zimbabwe Gender Commission (ZGC) commemorated the International Women’s Day (IWD) with persons, particularly women, with disabilities. In her opening remarks, the chairperson of the sub-committee on public education and awareness, Commissioner Naome Chimbetete, unpacked the international theme – Think equal, build smart, innovate for change – a theme which seeks to orient societies towards innovative ways to advance gender equality and women empowerment in areas of social protection, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure. (click here for the speech in PDF format)