Ministry of Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises – Developments

From Pindula

Ministry of Women and Youth Affairs is a Ministry in the Zimbabwean government.


Women Affairs Department

  • Fund 8 women groups per each district through the Women’s Development Fund;
  • Facilitate 200 women in each province to participate in exhibitions;
  • Provide 10 women in each district with small grain seed packs.

Youth Affairs

  • Formulate, execute, and review policy on the development and empowerment of youth;
  • Formulate, execute, and review policy on the economic empowerment of indigenous citizens;
  • Implement economic empowerment and development initiatives for youth and indigenous citizens in liaison with Sector Ministries as well as the Private Sector;
  • Promote public awareness on the development and economic empowerment opportunities available to youths and indigenous citizens; and
  • Monitor and evaluate compliance with the National Indigenisation and Economic Empowerment Act and the Zimbabwe Youth Council Act.

Gender Department

  • Engage communities to reduce domestic violence;
  • Facilitate equal distribution of resources among women and men;
  • Monitor the 50/50 participation of men and women in development programs;

Community Development

  • Assist each ward to start a community garden
  • Facilitate the resuscitation of community ward centers
  • Train one community in each ward in beekeeping and honey processing