The fact that entire communities can still function despite the coronavirus pandemic is probably due to the efforts of women.
Coronavirus places more demands on many women -- and at the same time threatens to frustrate ongoing efforts for equality.
"COVID-19 exacerbates many risks and problems to which women were already exposed before, for example the problem of domestic violence, or the problem of poverty," Mutisi says.
The economic situation of many women has been considerably aggravated by the coronavirus pandemic."
As in many other African countries, women in Zimbabwe are disproportionately affected by poverty.