Welcome to WLSA Zimbabwe

Formed in 1989, Women and Law in Southern African Research and Education Trust (WLSA) Zimbabwe is a local Chapter of a sub-regional network- member countries are Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe- seeking to contribute to sustained well-being of women and girl children in Southern Africa through action-oriented research in the socio-legal field and advocating  women’s rights.

By action oriented research we mean research which is intended to inform and influence action being taken to improve the socio-legal situation of women and girl children. WLSA work incorporates action into research by questioning and challenging the law, instigating campaigns for changes in law and in policies, educating women about their rights, providing legal advice and gender sensitizing communities and leadership during the course of the research.

 

1.1.   Vision of WLSA Zimbabwe

A society where justice is equitably accessed claimed and enjoyed by women and girls in all spheres of life.

1.2.              Mission of WLSA

WLSA Zimbabwe is to organize; coordinate and support evidence based interventions that promote and protect women and girl’s rights through legal and policy reform and changes to discriminatory socio-cultural practices.

1.3   WLSA Goal

WLSA goal is to contribute to gender equality and fulfillment of women and girls rights. 

 

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