Padare Welcomes mandatory rape sentences

Join us today 24 July 2017 for a discussion on mandatory sentences for rape on ZiFM at 1930hrs

Leading the pack in child protection: A case of Padare Men in Murereka taking action in Gender Based Violence Prevention and Response

Its 2014 in Zimbabwe, in what used to be one the best farming provinces of the country but now a mere shell of its old self. Murereka is a small high density area located in the farmlands of Makonde District.

Cultivating men of quality who are not afraid of equality

By Nakai Godfrey Nengomasha

Cultivating men of quality who are not afraid of equality

By Nakai Godfrey Nengomasha

Gender Based Violence an impediment to a child friendly, quality, free, and compulsory education for all children in Africa

Padare/Enkundleni/Men’s Forum on Gender (Padare) joins the rest of the continent in celebrating the Day of the African Child.

Equality for women the way to go

I was intrigued by this year’s UN theme for the International Women’s Day, “Equality for Women is Progress for all” after I discovered that it was not only true, but it also reflected on my life so much.

New JSC excludes Women

The appointment of the judicial services commission without fulfilling constitutional provision Section 17 1 b (ii) which states that women should constitute at least half the membership of ALL commissions and other elective and appointed governme

Statement on Landmark Rape Sentence

Padare/Enkundleni/Men’s Forum on Gender applauds Regional magistrate Mr Simon Rogers Kachambwa for sending a clear message to rapists and would be rapists that rape has no place in our society.

Epworth residents walk in the shoes of their daughters

More than five hundred people gathered at Kubatana Primary School in Epworth on the 21st of December for a family awareness day by Padare focusing on challenges that young girls face with regards to their Sexual Reproductive Health.

GBV against men insignificant:Padare-Enkundleni

The level of domestic violence suffered by men is insignificant and cannot warrant any form of intervention, a men’s forum on gender organisation Padare-Enkundleni said, despite growing sentiments that males were equally exposed to gender based vi

Hundreds march against rape and child sexual abuse

Padare on the 1st of November joined hundreds of people comprising government officials, students, civic society officials and general members of the public in a march against child rape and sexual abuse organised by the Ministry of Women Affairs,

International day of rural women statement

Padare joins the world in commemorating International Day of rural women; Padare acknowledges that rural women play a critical role in the rural economies of both developed and developing countries.

International day of the girl child statement

Padare/Enkundleni/Men's Forum of Gender tomorrow joins the world in commemorating International Day of the Girl Child, the day is set to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.Padare calls upon all men to tak

Padare Launches Website

Padare /Enkundleni/The Men’s Forum on Gender will this month launch its website which will catapult it into the virtual world.

Walking in the Shoes of our daughters in Bindura.

The sleepy community of Chiveso in Bindura burst into life on the 27th of April with  hundreds of villagers being treated to a soccer match, free food, drama performances and live music by two of the country’s leading musicians, Leonard Zhakata an

Padare hosts UNAIDS Deputy Director

The UNAIDS deputy Director Ms Jan Beagle commended the work that Padare is doing in Bindura where the organisation is working with men and boys in local communities to empower women and fight against HIV and AIDS. 


“Makurukota ehurumende, tivhurireiwo college yerudo paita madzimai ashungurudzika.  Kune varume vakundikana murudo”

“Murume chaiye ane moyo werudo , moyo unopa, uye rukudzo, kuregerera nekuzvininipisa”.



“Mudikani wangu kana muvakidzani wangu, tidzidze kuwadzana, kutaurirana, kuwirirana. Nokuti runyararo ndirwo rwandinoda kusvika ndaoma, nokuti runyararo ndirwo rwandinoda kusvika ndafa”.   -DIANA SAMKANGE, Hurukuro, HURUKURO



“Iva murume akashinga anoronga ramangwana achiziva chimiro chake maringe nemukondombera”


“N’anga hadzirape chirwere chemukondombera”