The 16 days of activism against violence on women.
Women in Zimbabwe suffer a lot of abuses at the hands of women.
It is the mother-in-laws, sister-in-laws, the 2nd wives and so called
'small house' that have the greatest influence on how men treat women.
I have witnessed several accounts when a woman suffers abuse all as a
result of another woman.
If women would stop hating themselves and ganged up to punish men that
abuse one of their own, then there would be a drastic reduction in
violence against them.
The best person to liberate women from the bondage of violence is
The efforts by women rights groups are commendable as we see more
women participate in empowerment programs but the thrust must be on
how women treat each other.
If every 'small house' or in-law considered the effects of their
actions on other women and started focusing on reconciling and raising
the dignity of womanhood, men would simply follow.