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/Dr. Faith Chipo Zengeni
Dr. Faith Chipo Zengeni
Dr. Faith Chipo Zengeni

Position: Lecturer

Department: Community Studies
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  • Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology (Rhodes University)
  • Master of Science in Sociology and Social Anthropology (University of Zimbabwe)
  • Bachelor of Science Honours in Sociology (University of Zimbabwe)

Research interests

  • Organisational change and workplace restructuring
  • Work and Society
  • Gender equality in the workplace
  • Disability and inclusiveness

Book Chapters

  1. Munodawafa, M., and Zengeni, F.C. 2022. Empowerment of Women with Disabilities in the Tourism Sector in Zimbabwe: A Review of Policies and Laws. In: Woyo, E., Venganai, H. (eds) Gender, Disability, and Tourism in Africa. Sustainable Development Goals Series. Palgrave Macmillan,  Pp.33-50
  1. Benhura, R., Venganai, H., Zengeni, F. and Munodawafa, M., 2022. Rethinking students’ assessments in higher education during and post-COVID-19. In Teaching and Learning with Digital Technologies in Higher Education Institutions in Africa Routledge. pp. 77-89. 

Refereed Journals

  1. Kurevakwesu, W., Masona, G., Mabeza, T.T., Zengeni, F. and Chiweshe, C.C., 2023. Factors responsible for substance use among youths in urban areas and social work-related  Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, pp.1-18.
  2. Munodawafa, M. and Zengeni, F., 2022. Working from home, care work and shifting gender roles for dual-career couples during the COVID 19 pandemic: An exploratory study of Urban Agenda, pp.1-11.
  3. Mabvurira, V., Zengeni, F. and Chigevenga, R. 2022, Trafficking and child smuggling in Zimbabwe: Legislation and policy  African Journal of Social Work Volume 12 (1)pp.50-57
  4. Mabvurira, V., Chigevenga, R., Kambarami-Zengeni, F., Nyoni, C., and Chavhi, R., 2017, Child Abuse Research in Southern Africa: The realities of children in prostitution in Zimbabwe: A case of Beitbridge and Plumtree border towns, Child Abuse Research in South Africa, Volume 18 Number 2, 2017, p 68-76

Conference Presentations

  1. Zengeni F. and Makombe , T 2022 Do not leave us out! Access to sexual and reproductive health rights for women with disabilities: A review of policies in Zimbabwe. Paper presented at the Decoloniality, Gender , Equity and Diversity International Conference, University of Johannesburg, 1-2 December 2022.
  2. Zengeni, F. Venganai, H. and Benhura, A. 2022. Occupational gender segregation, COVID-19 and the health care system in Zimbabwe. Paper presented at the 1st Joint Annual International Conference Namibia University of Science and Technology and University of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia 28- 29 September 2022.
  3. Zengeni, F. and Madzivire S.C. 2022. Why wait? Religion and the gender dynamics of waiting to engage in sexual intercourse until  Paper presented at the International Conference on Gender studies in Africa, Makerere University, Uganda 24 February 2022.
  4. Zengeni, F. and Jera B. 2021, The hegemonic masculinities trap! Men as victims of gender-based violence in intimate partner relationships: A case of Bulawayo CBD, Ward 1. Paper presented at the Africa University sexual gender based and harmful practices and sexual reproductive health rights Symposia Series 7-11 May 2021.
  5. Kambarami-Zengeni, F. 2017. Impact of Information Communication Technology on the Post Office: Do Postal Services have a sustainable future? Paper presented at the 8th Interdisciplinary Post Graduate Conference, Rhodes University, South Africa 29-30 September 2017.
  6. Kambarami-Zengeni, F., 2015. Using alternative resources to bridge the digital divide, Paper presented at the Alternative Visions of Society: Negotiating the Future Impact of the Social Sciences, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa. 
  7. Kambarami-Zengeni, F., 2015. The realities of children in prostitution in Zimbabwe. Paper presented at the Child Sensitive Social Policies International Conference, Harare, Zimbabwe.

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