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Constitution bulletin day 66
Rights Association (ZimRights)
September 15, 2010
are turning up for the constitution outreach meetings, they are
not participating because of the cultural belief that women do not
speak where men are gathered.
held in Mola and Musambakaruma area, no woman participant made a
contribution during the outreach meetings. As a result of the patriarchal
community, there were no women's rights aired and the thematic
area on women and gender had to be passed without any discussion
views that were very popular in the district were the proposal for
a new province called Zambezi Valley or Tongaland and under systems
of government, most people are vying for a devolved state. The people
were arguing that they have been marginalised for too long, thus,
if they stand alone as a province they can take charge of their
communities and also be recognised at a national level.
of the Kumula, Mola and Musambakaruma people generally indicated
lack of civic education. Many of the thematic concerns had to go
unanswered because the people did not understand them or how they
affected them. Some of the areas that posed challenges are the founding
principles, Independent Commissions, public finance and the Central
Bank among other issues.
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