The Zimbabwe Gender Commission in partnership with the Junior Parliament undertakes the National Gender Forum to ensure gender equality in Zimbabwe. The national gender forum embarked on a two day annual worship from the 19th to the 20th of October. National gender forum tackles any issue of concern related to its constitutional and statutory function.
The junior president H.E Takudzwa Mhuru also had the opportunity to address some of the issues affecting young people in schools.
The objective of the annual gender forum is mainly to discuss strategic actions that can be implemented to fully support men and women equal participation in the socio-economic and political spheres of the country.
Different officials gave their remarks concerning gender equality. Among them was the minister of women affairs, gender community development: Hon N.Chikwinya, Ambassador of Sweden: Her Excellency Sophia Magrarretta Calltorp Andrietta, Speaker of the National Assembly: Hon Advocate J. F. Mudenda to mention but a few.
During the forum there were discussions that assist National Gender Commission to come up with the best strategies that will ensure gender balance in all sectors of our country’s economy.