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Ministry of  Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Develop The Ministry serves to spearhead women empowerment, gender equality and equity for community development.

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First day at the Community Development Policy validation workshop @ Kadoma Ranch Hotel.
22/10/2020

First day at the Community Development Policy validation workshop @ Kadoma Ranch Hotel.

21/10/2020

Ministry will be holding a Community Development Policy validation workshop in Kadoma, 22-23 October 2020.

09/09/2020
Reap more through this business network platform: www.womenconnect.org, connect and register today
08/09/2020

Reap more through this business network platform: www.womenconnect.org, connect and register today

"Digitization has revolutionized business operations across the globe and economies are saving billions of dollars per y...
08/09/2020

"Digitization has revolutionized business operations across the globe and economies are saving billions of dollars per year by using electronic systems" Hon. S. G.G. Nyoni

08/09/2020
Be sure to tune-in tomorrow morning
01/09/2020

Be sure to tune-in tomorrow morning

Count down to the launch of the 50 Million African Women Speak Platform: Scheduled for the 3rd of September 2020
31/08/2020

Count down to the launch of the 50 Million African Women Speak Platform: Scheduled for the 3rd of September 2020

Access financial service providers, find markets and more.....in one click .... 50 Million African Women Speak!
25/08/2020

Access financial service providers, find markets and more.....in one click .... 50 Million African Women Speak!

50 Million African Women Speak (50MAWS), a platform that provides access to business information, connecting African Wom...
25/08/2020

50 Million African Women Speak (50MAWS), a platform that provides access to business information, connecting African Women entrepreneurs. All in one!

26/05/2020

2020 Mensural Hygiene Commemorations Press Conference by Hon. S. Nyoni

26/05/2020

Hon. Nyoni, will be giving a 2020 MENSTRUAL HYGIENE DAY Commemorations Press Statement @1530hrs today - 26/05/20.

Join us as we stream live on the Ministry Face Book.

16/04/2020
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SURVIVE & THRIVE: DEVELOPING A RENEWED BUSINESS PARADIGM POST-COVID

Surviving and thriving during and after the Covid-19 pandemic requires agility in thinking and a renewed business paradigm.

We are not going back to "business as usual", rather we are going to have to live with a "new normal"

Join us in the second in of our series of FREE business webinars where we will speak to the Honorable Minister Sithembiso Nyoni, Minister of Small and Medium Enterprises and Cooperative Development and share ideas on how government, business, community and citizenry and co-operate to create our "new Zimbabwean normal".

28/11/2019
25/11/2019

Today marks the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. An annual International campaign that kicks off on the 25th of November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and runs until the 10th of December.

25/11/2019

16 days of Activism Against GBV press statement today by Hon. Minister Nyoni @2:30pm, Ministry of Women Affairs Boardroom.

14/06/2019

This year`s commemoration of International Families` is celebrated under the theme “Families and Climate Action”.
The national commemorations have been penciled for Wednesday 19 June 2019, at Uzande Business Centre, Zvimba District in Mashonaland West Province, starting at 09:00hrs.

15/03/2019

The 2019 IWD was commemorated under the theme: “Sustainable infrastructure and access to public services for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women”

scenes from the 2019 International Women`s day national commemorations in Gokwe South District, Nemangwe area.
14/03/2019

scenes from the 2019 International Women`s day national commemorations in Gokwe South District, Nemangwe area.

19/02/2019

Ministry of Women Affairs, Community, ....... (MWACSMED), tomorrow the 20th, is set to launch the INDIA-AFRICA INCUBATION Centre in Water Falls, Harare @9am. This Centre was set to provide intensive support to start-up companies, through a business assistance programme. The Incubation program is a combination of business and technical skills development processes, infrastructure and human capital, designed to foster and grow MSMEs in Zimbabwe.

in her keynote address the Manicaland Minister of State, HON. E. GWARADZIMBA stressed out that Sexual Harassment constit...
10/12/2018

in her keynote address the Manicaland Minister of State, HON. E. GWARADZIMBA stressed out that Sexual Harassment constitutes a gross violation of human rights and is largely driven by unequal power relations between men and women. she also stressed that social norms that celebrate male sexual entitlement also fuels sexual harassment. Therefore, women constitute the majority of victims in cases of sexual harassment.

Today marks the end of the "16 Days of Activism against GBV". A lot of activity took place around the country through st...
10/12/2018

Today marks the end of the "16 Days of Activism against GBV". A lot of activity took place around the country through stakeholders and the nation converged in Mutare for the National commemoration which was under the theme "zero tolerance to Sexual Harassment at work places".

04/12/2018

WHAT CAN EMPLOYERS DO TO PREVENT SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORK PLACE

Employers are meant to create and maintain a working environment where employees feel safe and where the equality and dignity of employees is respected.
There are a number of things that employers can do to prevent the occurance of cases of sexual harassment which include;

- Ensuring that there is a sexual harassment policy which is enforced
- Ensure that all employees are trained on how to prevent incidences of sexual harassment
- Introduce an effective process for handling cases of sexual harassment timely and effectively
-Ensure that Workers Committees are established within the organisation

03/12/2018

WHO IS AFFECTED BY SEXUAL ABUSE
Anyone can experience or commit acts of violence and harassment. Sexual harassment can be perpetrated by a man to a woman or by a woman to a man. Sexual harassment can be from internal or external sources meaning it can be amongst employees or between a subordinate and a superior in the same organisation or it can be perpetrated on a client by an employee of an organisation.

FACTS ABOUT SEXUAL ABUSE
-Sexual harassment is a form of gender based discrimination
-There is no justification for commiting an offense of sexual
harassment
-Sexual harassment is unlawful
-Sexual harassment is not your fault you have not invited it

What  is sexual harassment Sexual harassment is defined as any unwelcome sexual advance, unwelcome request for sexual fa...
28/11/2018

What is sexual harassment

Sexual harassment is defined as any unwelcome sexual advance, unwelcome request for sexual favours or other unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature which makes a person feel offended, humiliated and/or intimidated.

Today is Day 3 into the 16 days of Activism against GBV: the national theme for Zimbabwe in 2018 is "Zero Tolerance to s...
27/11/2018

Today is Day 3 into the 16 days of Activism against GBV: the national theme for Zimbabwe in 2018 is "Zero Tolerance to sexual harassment at work. Lets find out what constitutes constitutes a place of work? A place of work is any place where one works in order to earn a living either formal or informal. Gender Based Violence in the world of work is commonly known as “Sexual Harassment”

giving her speech about the 2018 16 days of activism against GBV, Hon Minister Nyoni said:The consequences of sexual har...
26/11/2018

giving her speech about the 2018 16 days of activism against GBV, Hon Minister Nyoni said:

The consequences of sexual harassment are devastating, leaving physical and emotional scars on the victim. Further sexual harassment robs the victim of their self confidence and affects their participation in the labour market.

She pointed out that "It is however heartbreaking to note that a majority of these cases go unreported and this year we are declaring that “lets break the silence and talk about sexual harassment in the work place”.

26/11/2018

Every year from the 25th of November to the 10th of December we commemorate the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence.At national level, our national commemorations will be held under the theme,

“Creating Zero Tolerance to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace”

06/11/2018

The Chamber SMEs in conjunction with HomeLink Finance is holding a series of "Available Economic Solutions within the SMEs Sector workshops". The Harare Chamber was held last week Friday 2 November 2018.

26/10/2018

The International Rural Women’s Day was adopted by the United Nations Conference for Women in Beijing, in September 1995. The day has become important in acknowledging the voices of rural women, taking note of their diversity, their different roles and circumstances. It is the day that gives rural women a platform to share their common concerns, so that they work together towards a common goal.

26/10/2018

The Ministry of Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development would like to invite the nation to the national commemoration of the International Rural Women`s day scheduled for the 27th of October 2018 at Madzomba Primary School, Mbire District, Mashonaland Central. The National Commemoration is celebrated under the theme “Rural women as effective agents of promoting sustainable development and mitigating adversities of climate change”. The event starts at 9 am. please note, there was an adjustment to the national theme.

15/10/2018

Today Zimbabwe joins the world in commemorating the International Day of Rural Women (IRW). This year’s UN theme, “Sustainable infrastructure, services and social protection for gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls”, places empowerment of rural women at the heart of fulfilling the vision of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The National Commemoration day and place will soon be announced.

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8th Floor Kaguvi Building Cnr Central Ave / Fourth Street
Harare
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To Implement Policies/Programmes for Women's Empowerment, Gender Equality, Resilient Communities, Cooperatives & MSMEs Development & to coordinate Stakeholders

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

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+263 4 708 398

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