ILO Southern Africa Multidisciplinary Advisory Team, Harare

Gender Equality in Employment: The Legal Framework in the case of Zimbabwe

The report examines the content of various pieces of legislation as they address issues of prohibition of gender discrimination; protective laws for women; sexual harassment; maternity protection as well as discrimination on the basis of HIV/AIDS. The report further analyses Zimbabwe’s position regarding international conventions on gender as well as social attitudes to gender equality. The report ends by drawing conclusions and making important recommendations for legislative improvement.