Education is critical to achieving equality for girls, yet they continue to have limited access to school due to restricted movement, cultural barriers, shortages of female teachers and poor facilities, especially in rural areas. Previous research by various scholars has revealed that instead of playing games and learning time tables at school, these unlucky girls lose their childhood and sometimes their lives.
Despite the demise of the Zimbabwean economy in the past two decades, the prospects of agriculture towards reviving the economy remain one of the viable alternatives currently present for Zimbabwe.
The battle for the soul of ZANU PF and succession of President Mugabe had been a tumultuous game that has in the past four decades claimed the scalps of veteran nationalists. From 1976, after the toppling of Ndabaningi Sithole, the leader of ZANU, Mugabe has out manoeuvred any potential or aspiring successors to remain the soul of ZANU PF and at the same time its life leader.
Samora Machel remains one of Africa’s iconic leaders in the struggle for independence. His immense contribution to the Zimbabwean independence remains important especially to the emerging young leaders.
The right to education is enshrined in a number of international treaties and it is regarded as a fundamental social, economic and cultural right. Back home, article 75 of the Zimbabwean constitution also guarantees education rights. It has often been said that education is the key to a brighter future and with this somewhat global consensus, the demand and effort to educate youth is continuously growing.