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WINGS #10-17 Women and Zimbabwe Elections

Women are organizing to add 2 million women to the electoral rolls


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Length: 0:28:42
Uploaded: 26 Jun, 2017

Recording Date: 26 Jun, 2017
Recording Location: London and Zimbabwe (Skype connection) and Denman Island BC
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Creative Commons License
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Program Title: WINGS #10-17 Women and Zimbabwe Elections
Description: Robert Mugabe, the only President Zimbabwe has had since independence, will be 94 before the 2018 elections. His party is divided, but the opposition is more so, with more than 50 parties registered - almost half of them since the start of 2017.Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga suggests the men are spending too much time arguing about who will lead while women are now establishing connections on the ground, registering voters, and asking how they can serve their community.

Host(s): Violet Gonda
Featured Speakers/Guests: Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga is an opposition member of Zimbabwe's Parliament. She was a negotiator in the creation of the former Government of National Unity (2008-13) and is an organizer with the new multiparty Women’s Elections Convergence.

Credits: Produced for the series The Hot Seat by Violet Gonda; adapted for WINGS by Frieda Werden.

Comments: Transcript available

Regional > Africa
Science and Technology
Politics > Elections
Politics > Political Parties
Society and Culture > Women
Type: Weekly Program

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