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students hold leadership seminar
February 15, 2013
Female Students Network (ZFSN), an organisation representing female
students in Zimbabwe is conducting meetings in tertiary institutions
in Zimbabwe to raise awareness among female students to participate
in national processes.
About 100 female
students from across Matabeleland South Province are currently gathered
at Joshua Mqabuko Polytechnic today Friday 15 February 2013. The
meeting is part of FSN's Community Outreach program in tertiary
institutions to encourage active participation of female students
in governance issues.
Participants are debating the relevance and impact of the GPA
to the female students in tertiary institutions.
40 Female students
drawn from four tertiary institutions in Manicaland Province namely
Mutare Polytechnic, Mutare Teachers' College, Marymount Teachers'
College and Africa University will converge at United Methodist
Women Centre for a Feminist Leadership Training program.
The purpose of the Leadership summit is to empower female students
with leadership skills through capacity building.
is also proud to announce the Mutare Teachers' College Students
Representative Council (SRC) elections outcome. The historic election
saw, for the first time female students grabbing all the top positions,
with only one male student completing the team. All the committee
seats were taken up by female students showing the fruits of efforts
by the Network in empowering female students. The results were as
- Virginia Chipumo
General - Monica Nemutambwe
- Finance -
- Sarah Tionesei
- Food Representative
- Grace Kunaka
- Sports -
the new team and wish them all the best in their delivery of duty.
This is a positive development in the history of the students'
movement and we will keep encouraging more females to grab positions
of influence in the realisation of gender equality in our country.
Visit the Female
Students Network fact
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