Zimbabwe Speaker of National Assembly promises to renew gender quotas after 2023 expiration
By 20 May 2019
Speaker of the National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda (photo credit: The Herald)
SPEAKER of the National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda has described the women’s parliamentary quota system as a powerful gender empowerment tool saying he will ensure its extension beyond 2023. The constitutional provision for women proportional representation in Parliament is set to expire in 2023. Speaking at the launch of Zimbabwe Women’s Parliamentary Caucus (ZWPC) photobook in Harare last week, Adv Mudenda said he was going to ensure the extension of the women’s quota beyond 2023.
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