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IYWD drives a petition for robust affirmative action for young women’s participation and representation at Local Government level

In a bid to enhance young women’s political participation in line with Zimbabwe’s constitution and regional and international commitments Zimbabwe has signed up to young women from different provinces of Zimbabwe have consensually called for robust quota systems as a means to gender equality. Section 124 (b) of Zimbabwe’s constitution provides a Proportional Representation quota system of 60 seats for women parliamentarians. The quota system comes to an end in 2023. However the same constitution extensively provides for gender equality and non-discrimination in all spheres of life including politics.

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