It never crossed my mind that not carrying an ID would result in me being at the mercy of a soldier in an incident that I was caught up in last weekend, when everybody was celebrating the seemingly apparent ushering in of a new era in Zimbabwean politics through the not a coup coup.
This paper, a first in the series of women's political leagues, is a literature review paper, providing an overview of the information on women's political leagues and wings that exist already. It explores the organization, structure and role women's leagues play in increasing the political participation of women. It also examines the challenges women's leagues face, hindering the progress of both their agenda and those of the women in the political environment. Closer to home, the paper wille examine the two major political parties in Zimbabwe and and the fucntionality of their women's wings.