Gender Resources


Gender Commission in Zimbabwe Calls for Reforms in The Mining Sector

Zimbabwe’s Gender Commission has declared that the inclusion of women in the mining sector value chain hinges on legal reforms to promote decent work, equality, and gender mainstreaming; hence, the need to reform the system according to ZGC Commissioner, Naome Chimbetete, who called for progressive reforms to promote equal opportunities for participation.

Congolese Gymnast Astride Mikoko – Aspiring for Greatness

By Aditi Maheshwari

South Africa has a poor record at the Olympics, and in gymnastics in particular. With a background of financial constraints and lack of proper training to support a great aspiration, Astride Mikoko took her first steps in gymnastics at the age of five. Her humble beginning started on the couch in her parent’s house on the outskirts of the city of Pointe-Noire, the second-largest city in the Republic of the Congo in Central Africa.