What does “people-driven constitutional reform” mean?
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A massive debate has emerged in Zimbabwe over the nature of the process of constitutional reform. Virtually all players, from the political parties under the GPA, to civic society as represented in the Zimbabwe People's Charter and the National Constitutional Assembly proposals, agree on the need of a constitutional reform process which is “people-driven." The disagreements are on what this means. Below we assess the various contentions in the context of experiences from other countries in the region and internationally and proffer suggestions on the way forward for working people.