Commission opens probe into work-related sexual abuses

Commission opens probe into work-related sexual abuses
Published: 14 September 2018 (131 Views)
The Zimbabwe Gender Commission has launched investigations into allegations of sexual abuse at the Department of Immigration which were raised before Parliament by workers.

"The Zimbabwe Gender Commission intends to investigate complaints of sexual harassment at the department of immigration.

Further to the above notice, an invitation is hereby given to any victims or witnesses to any acts of sexual harassment within the Department of Immigration to furnish the commission with written complaint, witnesses statement and any other supporting documents or evidence which can assist in the investigation," commission chairperson Margaret Sangarwe-Mukahanana said in a notice published in the Press.

Last year, three top immigration bosses were accused of taking bribes and sexually harassing female workers.

The allegations were raised by suspended workers who appeared before the Parliamentary Committee on Public Service.

Two of the suspended workers, Sheila Moyo and Emily Mupeti, broke down in tears as they narrated how director administration Steven Museki sexually harassed them, and how after rejecting his advances, they were put on suspension.

The committee was told that some female workers had been impregnated by the immigration bosses.

After the workers had presented their case, the bosses appeared before the same committee and denied the allegations and claimed that the workers raising the complaints were corrupt and fighting not to be fired from office.

The commission stated that it would also undertake oral submissions on the matter until September 30.

- newsday

Tags: Sex, Commission, Probe,
 0

You May Like These Videos

Comments

There are no comments.

Latest stories

Mangudya walks out of meeting with Mthuli Ncube

by Staff reporter | 15 February 2019 | 227 Views

BREAKING: Prof. Calistus Ndlovu declared National Hero

by Mandla Ndlovu | 15 February 2019 | 128 Views

Mnangagwa attends Zimbabwe International Research Symposium

by Staff reporter | 15 February 2019 | 127 Views

Mines tragedy declared national disaster

by Staff reporter | 15 February 2019 | 137 Views

Zimbabwe now facing condom crisis

by Staff reporter | 15 February 2019 | 151 Views

Zimbabwe looks to tackle telecom fraud with technology

by Agencies | 15 February 2019 | 92 Views

Joshua Nkomo was a dictator?

by Mandla Ndlovu | 15 February 2019 | 129 Views

Re-colonising Zimbabwe will not work

by Gift Mashoko | 15 February 2019 | 95 Views

Chamisa saddened by Battlefields mine tragedy

by ZimLive | 15 February 2019 | 108 Views

Tsvangirai was duped by Mnangagwa

by Staff reporter | 15 February 2019 | 143 Views

2 300 ZUPCO buses offered to Zimbabwe

by Mandla Ndlovu | 15 February 2019 | 119 Views

Zanu-PF a sanctuary for thieves

by AT Kadada | 15 February 2019 | 106 Views

The Mnangagwa regime

by Louisa Brooke-Holland | 15 February 2019 | 139 Views

Banks plunge into fresh crisis

by Staff reporter | 15 February 2019 | 134 Views

Ex-MDC MP faces jail over bank loan

by Staff reporter | 15 February 2019 | 110 Views

Human Rights petitions AU over Zimbabwe

by Staff reporter | 15 February 2019 | 96 Views

'Is Mnangagwa's govt pro-poor or Queen B?'

by Staff reporter | 15 February 2019 | 121 Views

Jilted man demands sex or $1 000

by Staff reporter | 15 February 2019 | 102 Views

Number plates shortage: Cops harass motorists

by Staff reporter | 15 February 2019 | 106 Views

Calls for Zimbabwe to join Rand Monetary Union grow

by Staff reporter | 15 February 2019 | 86 Views

Prophet Magaya and wife did not pay tax on mega salaries

by ZimLive | 15 February 2019 | 85 Views

US cannot be our national dialogue referee

by Christine Lethokuhle Mabhena | 15 February 2019 | 166 Views

The EU Parliament resolutions on Zimbabwe read like Chamisa's script

by Brightface Mutema | 15 February 2019 | 175 Views

Botswana NGOs condemns Zim army for killings

by Mandla Ndlovu | 15 February 2019 | 107 Views

Government committed to implementing reforms

by Gift Mashoko | 15 February 2019 | 163 Views

ZCLDN holds drug masterplan roundtable

by ZCLDN | 15 February 2019 | 97 Views

PHOTOS: Wicknell Chivayo visits Mtukudzi's grave

by Mandla Ndlovu | 15 February 2019 | 176 Views

Zimbabwe not yet ready for national dialogue

by Terence Simbi | 15 February 2019 | 146 Views

'Investor interest in 2nd Zimbabwe fuel pipeline grows'

by Staff reporter | 15 February 2019 | 129 Views

RioZim resumes operations

by Ndou Paul | 15 February 2019 | 131 Views

Fears of imminent maize meal price increases

by GMAZ | 15 February 2019 | 128 Views

Zimbabwe looks to tackle telecom fraud with technology

by Global Voice Group (GVG) | 15 February 2019 | 117 Views

Advocate Jacob Mudenda offside

by Kucaca Phulu | 15 February 2019 | 148 Views

Government silence on battlefields disaster a disgrace

by Jacob Mafume | 15 February 2019 | 106 Views

Haru Mutasa denied UK Visa

by Staff reporter | 15 February 2019 | 125 Views

Chamisa to bring everyone to Harare for a Mother of All Demonstrations

by Staff reportet | 15 February 2019 | 184 Views