The debate on HIV and AIDS has attracted necessary attention in all facets of Zimbabwean life. Today, the assumption is that all people, men and women, understand the urgent need to openly discuss and negotiate the need for safe sex, whichever way necessary, for the preservation of life and the integrity of families.
This article seeks to examine the space allocated to women in the Ndebele society using proverbs and idioms as a frame of reference. Proverbs and idioms as part of oral literature constitute a major means of defining women in a traditional set up.
Violence against women is a perennial issue that have been debated and discussed among media professional, diplomats, civil right activist across the globe.