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Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga

Zim election: Female candidates face scathing abuse

“Are you married?” The frequent question for Fadzayi Mahere, a Zimbabwe opposition politician, isn’t from men trying their luck. Instead, people of all genders approach her with the concern that a woman — a single woman — aspires to lead them. Ahead of Monday’s historic election in the largely conservative country, the few female candidates