Academic institutions have been hailed for gender mainstreaming and upholding the constitution in the field of gender parity.

201 people from the Institute of Administration and Commerce (IAC) graduated in the capital today with 125 being female.

Speaking at the graduation ceremony, the Speaker of the National House Assembly, Honourable Jacob Mudenda commended academic institutions for gender mainstreaming as 125 females graduated out of 201.

He added that graduands should emulate the President of Zimbabwe, His Excellency, Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa for his hard work to reach greater heights.

The graduands received certificates in courses which include financial accounting, corporate management, human resource management, marketing and office administration.