Who We Are

A non-profit making organisation based in Zimbabwe

Our Mission

Our mission is to develop, defend and dialogue on women and children’s rights.

Access To Justice

By providing free legal services, we have managed to change women's lives for the better.

Current Activities

Our sites out of Harare

Zimbabwe Women Lawyers has five new sites out of Harare and Bulawayo and these are as follows:     1.Murehwa - office 25 and 31                    Council Of

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MSC Story: Fadzai Madhaka

MSC stories, focus group discussions and key informant interviews feedback In an attempt to assess ZWLA’s effectiveness in the lives of women and the communities

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Reflections on the tortuous tale of Mildred Mapingure by Sarudzayi Njerere

The story of Mildred Mapingure, shocking as it is, is summarised in the thirty-three page judgment of the Supreme Court in less than a page. In that story we ca

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Mildred Mapingure vs. Minister of Health and Others (2014)

1. Summary of facts and findings of the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe Summary Mapingure approached the High Court citing the Minister of Home Affairs, the

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Latest News

The Electoral Act- No cause for women to celebrate

Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association (ZWLA) is unhappy with the signing of the Electoral Bill into law as it falls far short of regional and international standards guiding free, fair and credible elections. Th

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Notice of AGM

  NOTICE OF A ZIMBABWE WOMEN LAWYERS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2014       Please take notice that Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association AGM for 2014 will be held on the 13TH of September 2014 at 9.00

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Abuse of the Rights of Women and Children in the "Vapostori Sect"

For the past 22 years, the Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association has always noted with disturbing concern that there is violence and the abuse of the rights of women and children within the “sects” of the “Vaposto

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Marriage Laws in Zimbabwe:

A Call for Government to Protect Children and Ensure that Zimbabwe Stops Marriages of 16 Year Olds

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About ZWLA

Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association is a non-profit making organisation based in Zimbabwe, which strives to create a just world free from injustice and inequality – and we work 365 days a year to help that vision become a reality. 

Our mission is to develop, defend and dialogue on women and children’s rights.

MLAS Contact Numbers

Mobile Legal Aid Sites

Gweru        0783 279 479

Masvingo   0783 279 486 

Hwange     0783 279 487

Chinhoyi    0783 279 480

Mrehwa      0783 279 481



Hre: 04 706676

Byo: 09 888001