Elections are very important events in the life of a country.
This paper, a first in the series of women's political leagues, is a literature review paper, providing an overview of the information on women's political leagues and wings that exist already. It explores the organization, structure and role women's leagues play in increasing the political participation of women. It also examines the challenges women's leagues face, hindering the progress of both their agenda and those of the women in the political environment. Closer to home, the paper wille examine the two major political parties in Zimbabwe and and the fucntionality of their women's wings.