Deputy Prime Minister of Zimbabwe
Thokozani Khuphe (born 18 November 1963) is a Zimbabwean politician, trade unionist and the President of the MDC-T breakaway faction of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). She was Deputy Prime Minister 2009-13.
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- "We need a paradigm shift from a male-dominated economic mantra to an inclusive and transformational nation- building approach that can be enshrined in our people-driven constitution."
- "It is worrying that 17 years after the Beijing Declaration, women have still not achieved the 50-50 representation with their male counterparts."
- "...it is imperative that women and girls with disabilities needs are prioritized and listened to."
- "Our progress as a Government should be measured by how successfully we have been in helping women and children, especially the poorest and most vulnerable women and children to realise their rights."
Zimbabwe: Gender Equality A Right (2010)Edit
Zimbabwe: Gender Equality A Right (November 20, 2010)
- "The time has come for us to move away from the corner and come to the centre which is where the game plan begins and where everything happens."
- "Let us hold our hands together as women for one woman's push cannot move the mountain but many women's push can move the mountain. Gone are the days when women were walking behind men. They should start walking in front."
- "As women we are workers, organisers, managers, advisers and more importantly nation builders. One woman can make a difference but many women can change the world."
- "Women are organisers at their workplace and are good at organising elections and mobilising people to go and vote. They are the majority of voters, meaning they are the ones who elect people to positions of authority."
- "A nation without women is as good as no nation at all. A world without women is as good as no world at all."