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LEAD condemns gender inequality in the Civil Service

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Staff Reporter

The Labour Economists and Afrikan Democrats (LEAD) led by Linda Masarira has raised a red flag on the continued existence of gender inequality in the civil service.

This comes amid issues of gender inequality women emancipation remains topical at global level.
In a statement issued on Monday LEADS expressed concern at the way, gender inequality continues to find a place in the current government.

LEAD has shown concern at the appointment of Christopher Shumba, a male as the Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Women Affairs.

“It is quite ironic that President Mnangagwa appointed a male as a Permanent Secretary for Women’s Affairs.”

The Linda Masarira led political party questioned government insincerity to uphold gender equality.

“It is an oxymoron to have Shumba as Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Women Affairs, Community, and Small to Medium enterprises.”

“It seems like there is no gender sincerity to at all by the current government to promote gender balance in all organs of the State as enshrined in Section 17 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe.”

LEAD vows to continue condemning the continued existence of inequality and gender imbalance.

“Our main objective is to condemn inequality and gender imbalance, so we will stand firm in ensuring that gender balance is implemented in full force.”

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