Glanis Changachirere #Forum2000online

May 28, 2020

Women are suffering at all levels during the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown is deepening the inequalities within Zimbabwean society. Incidents of violence are escalating and even the state violence is targeting women. But while there are some sectors of the society which perceive our work negatively, some institutions are actually reforming, including those that are traditionally highly patriarchal. And that has been very motivating for us, despite the challenges we are facing, says Glanis Changachirere, Founder of Institute for Young Women Development in Zimbabwe.

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Forum 2000 Foundation is online in times of pandemic. What will be the impact of COVID-19 on our society,democracy and economy? How are the governments handling the situation in different countries across the globe? Join our #Forum2000online Chat and listen to the interviews with experts, activists, academics and thinkers who are answering what we all want to know.

This video was recorded on May 22, 2020.