Zimbabwe commemorates International Women’s Day today.
International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8 annually and was declared by the United Nations in 1975 as a focal point in the movement for women’s rights.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa said 2019 was all about celebrating empowered Zimbabwean women who have contributed towards the development of the country. Writing on Twitter, Mnangagwa said:
On International Women’s Day we celebrate the strong, empowered Zimbabwean women who contribute so much to our nation. We will continue to work towards full equality and further empowerment for girls and women in the new Zimbabwe.