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Do Women Entrepreneurs Face Gender Discrimination?

by Diana Ransom There’s no denying that women business owners have come a long way. But some say gender discrimination continues to hold them back. Nearly half of women-led business owners say they’re on level playing field with men in business, according to a survey conducted by Women Presidents’ Organization. But 41 percent of those polled said men have the …

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Celebrating Women-Achievers In Entrepreneurship

Linda is a 38-year old entrepreneur who has made a positive contribution to the lives of a whole community through her business. She started her business 15 years ago, selling traditional sisal mats and baskets to local and overseas markets. The products are made by rural women in the southern parts of Zimbabwebabwe. Through Linda’s distributorship, over 30 women earn …

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Attain economic independence, women urged

The Herald Zwe – Business Reporter WOMEN should be financially independent, so that they can clear obstacles that exclude them from participating in the mainstream economy, author Ms Faith Ntabeni-Bhebhe has said. Launching her book, “Financial Independence – Women Ultimate Empowerment” in Harare this week, she said women should focus on economically liberating themselves since everything in the world revolved …

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Peanut butter making in Zimbabwebabwe

Fadzavanhu Enterprises — Zimbabwebabwe   Meet Esnat Yosa, Memory Chawira, Lucy Chikoani and Roster Ziko, the ladies of Fadzavanhu Enterprises – a women’s co-operative group in Chitungwiza, a satellite town of the Zimbabwebabwean capital Harare – who have been able to improve their families’ quality of living by making peanut butter. Theirs is just one of the successful and sustainable …

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Glimpses Of Promise, But Zimbabwe Not Out Of Woods

by Tafirenyika Makunike I WRITE from Zimbabwe this week where I have been for more than a week. As always during all my visits in the last two or so years, things are looking up but it would be an exaggeration to say that we have turned the corner and are out of the woods. There are still way too …

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Women entrepreneurs must be suppported – Zimbabwebabwe Entrepreneurial Infrastructure Series

Africa’s economic independence aspirations require more women participants to be involved in business ownership and entrepreneurship. Normally innovation drives entrepreneurship which starts first with the vision then the mission which leads to the creation of a business. There is no natural law which excludes women in business but rather social construction and family values have served to exclude women from …

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