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Zimbabwe should not Entertain debate on lowering age of Consent

Padare/Enkundleni/Men’s Forum on Gender (Padare) strongly condemns efforts or debate to reduce the age of consent for sex from 16 years to 12 years.

Cancer Month

By Munyaradzi Nhengo

Cancer Month

By Munyaradzi Nhengo

Cancer Month

By Munyaradzi Nhengo

Cancer Month

By Munyaradzi Nhengo

2018 International Day of the Girl Child

Padare/Enkundleni/Men’s Forum on Gender (Padare) joins the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day of the Girl Child.

‘Rope in churches in fight against GBV scourge’

Faith-based organisations must be included in Manicaland Province’s fight to eradicate gender-based violence, as there is still a lot of groundwork to be covered in combating the scourge.

Cultivating men of quality who are not afraid of equality

Men’s forum on gender (PADARE) is a movement of men advocating for gender justice in Zimbabwe that operates in rural, peri Urban, mining, farming and urban areas of Zimbabwe

A case of Padare Men in Murereka taking action

Its 2014 in Zimbabwe, in what used to be one the best farming provinces of the country but now a mere shell of its old self.

Cultural constructions: The curse of GBV in men

TOBIAS Mudzingwa (not real name) returns home in a drunken stupor on a Sunday morning. This did not go down well with his wife Sarah, who accused him of squandering all their hardearned money.

Give ex-convicts a second chance: ZPCS

The Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) is struggling to reintegrate back to society prisoners who committed heinous crimes such as rape against their relatives and communities.

Padare Welcomes mandatory rape sentences

Join us today 24 July 2017 for a discussion on mandatory sentences for rape on ZiFM at 1930hrs

More effort required to fight child ‘marriages’

Padare refuses to dignify the practice of sexually abusing children as “marriage”.

Padare hosts UNAIDS Deputy Director

The UNAIDS deputy Director Ms Jan Beagle commended the work that Padare is doing in Bindura where the organisation is working with men and boys in local communities to empower women and fight against HIV and AIDS. 

Walking in the Shoes of our daughters in Bindura.

The sleepy community of Chiveso in Bindura burst into life on the 27th of April with  hundreds of villagers being treated to a soccer match, free food, drama performances and live music by two of the country’s leading musicians, Leonard Zhakata an

Padare Launches Website

Padare /Enkundleni/The Men’s Forum on Gender will this month launch its website which will catapult it into the virtual world.

International day of the girl child statement

Padare/Enkundleni/Men's Forum of Gender tomorrow joins the world in commemorating International Day of the Girl Child, the day is set to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.Padare calls upon all men to tak

International day of rural women statement

Padare joins the world in commemorating International Day of rural women; Padare acknowledges that rural women play a critical role in the rural economies of both developed and developing countries.

Hundreds march against rape and child sexual abuse

Padare on the 1st of November joined hundreds of people comprising government officials, students, civic society officials and general members of the public in a march against child rape and sexual abuse organised by the Ministry of Women Affairs,

GBV against men insignificant:Padare-Enkundleni

The level of domestic violence suffered by men is insignificant and cannot warrant any form of intervention, a men’s forum on gender organisation Padare-Enkundleni said, despite growing sentiments that males were equally exposed to gender based vi

Epworth residents walk in the shoes of their daughters

More than five hundred people gathered at Kubatana Primary School in Epworth on the 21st of December for a family awareness day by Padare focusing on challenges that young girls face with regards to their Sexual Reproductive Health.

Statement on Landmark Rape Sentence

Padare/Enkundleni/Men’s Forum on Gender applauds Regional magistrate Mr Simon Rogers Kachambwa for sending a clear message to rapists and would be rapists that rape has no place in our society.

New JSC excludes Women

The appointment of the judicial services commission without fulfilling constitutional provision Section 17 1 b (ii) which states that women should constitute at least half the membership of ALL commissions and other elective and appointed governme

Equality for women the way to go

I was intrigued by this year’s UN theme for the International Women’s Day, “Equality for Women is Progress for all” after I discovered that it was not only true, but it also reflected on my life so much.

Gender Based Violence an impediment to a child friendly, quality, free, and compulsory education for all children in Africa

Padare/Enkundleni/Men’s Forum on Gender (Padare) joins the rest of the continent in celebrating the Day of the African Child.