The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information, Nick Mangwana has announced that Zimbabwe has launched the African Women Leaders Network.
Posting on Twitter, Mangwana said that the members of the AWLN chapter in Zimbabwe are:
- Dr Stembiso Nyoni- chair
- Hon Monica Mutsvangwa
- Dr Joice Mujuru
- Dr Thokozani Khupe
- Dr Nyaradzai Gumbodzvanda
- Ruvarashe Miti -Youth Activist
- Dr N Ncube -Youth chapter
According to the United Nations Women, the AWLN is an action-oriented initiative that seeks to enhance the leadership of African women in bringing transformative changes focusing on peace, security and development in the continent.
The Network further aims to harness the wealth of African women’s experiences of leadership, build on other existing and emerging networks of women leaders, as well as develop new partnerships to strengthen the capacity of women, in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the AU Agenda 2063, a visionary framework for the socio-economic transformation of Africa.