The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission urges women to participate in politics

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The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission urges women to participate in politics

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Justice Rita Makarau on Wednesday said only 90 women contested for Parliamentary seats compared to 603 men during the 2013 harmonised elections.

Makarau told delegates at a workshop in Harare aimed enhancing women’s participation in elections that women should begin now to focus on the 2018 elections instead of debating on missed opportunities to increase their participation in politics and other important positions.

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