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Edna Machirori, Contributor

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Edna Machirori of Zimbabwe received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Women’s Media Foundation in 2013. A freelance journalist and columnist for Zimbabwe’s Daily News, she was the first black female editor of a newspaper in the country. Machirori has mentored young female journalists and is known for fighting the widespread gender discrimination in Zimbabwe’s newsrooms.

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