An in-depth explanation of our programmes.

Gender sensitive press freedom

Women’s Empowerment Foundation for Southern Africa (WEFSA)’s press freedom project seeks to promote gender rights and media freedom in Zimbabwe. WEFSA uses both needs-based and rights based approaches to women empowerment. Conceiving that Gender Equality and Press Freedom are two sides of the same coin, this program has two major implementation entry points to empower … Continue reading Gender sensitive press freedom

Women’s Voices and Democracy

Since its inception as an informal network in 2009, WEFSA observed that after more than a decade of Zimbabwe’s socio-economic and political crisis, women continue being marginalized from access to information and full (equal) public participation. Political violence, intimidation and the manipulation of community gatherings and traditional media such as the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Services, The … Continue reading Women’s Voices and Democracy