Zambia

Sara Longwe November 2012 

Country summary:

Board Members Sara Longwe
Staff Members Albert Ngosa
When registered 2011
Alliance Focal Network Women In Law Southern Africa – (WLSA) National Office
Government COEs 44
View the Centres of Excellence
Media COEs 6
Key partners Local Government Association of Zambia; Commonwealth Local Government Forum;Ministry of Local Government;Ministry of Gender and Child Development; NGOCC; WLSA (Regional); Zambia National Women’s Lobby Group; Young Women Christian Association YWCA.

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Read more in the Zambia  country report.

Zambia Strategy 2016 – 2020 


Zambia:Married off at 16

Zambia:Married off at 16

By Patrica Banda – Bridget Tendwa of Kawambwa district in Luapula province was married off at 16 years. “Challenges arose in my marriage and i decided to go back to school” Bridget said. Ms Tendwa is now studying to become a Teacher. She is one of the many Zambian Girls that have fought the desire […]

December 4, 2019 Themes: Child Abuse | Reproductive health Programs: GL Commentary Service

Zambia:Taboo surrounding abortion leads to death

Zambia:Taboo surrounding abortion leads to death

By: Dorothy Chisi YVONNE Mwanza (25) now, discovered she was pregnant at 16 in her first month in her final grade. Both Yvonne and her boyfriend were not ready as they were still pursuing their education in the same grade. Yvonne explained that knowing he family she was coming from, she would be told to […]

September 18, 2019 Themes: Health | Human Rights | Reproductive health | Young Women | Youth Programs: Health | News

Choolwe Lipenga Maunga

My name is Choolwe Maunga, 36 years old. I started my journey in Gender work in July 2012 when I became the Gender Focal Point Person for Livingstone City Council. This position gave me an opportunity to lead my institution through processes of Gender mainstreaming in the Institution and awareness creation in the Community. The […]

Kasama Municipal Council COE

The Centres of Excellence for Gender mainstreaming in Local Government programme has enabled the Kasama municipal council to develop gender policies and action plans to mainstream gender to their operations

July 19, 2019 Themes: Local Government Programs: Centres of Excellence | Gender & Governance

Zambia: CSE boosts school success

Zambia: CSE boosts school success

By Dorothy Chisi Lusaka, 24 May: COMPHREHENSIVE Sexuality Education (CSE) empowers adolescents by enabling them to make informed Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) decisions and choices. Such decisions help in preventing teenage pregnancy, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and ill health in general. The African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child articles 11 and […]

May 29, 2019 Themes: Children | Education | Reproductive health Programs: Gender & Media

African Protocol on Rights of Women

The Protocol on the Rights of Women requires African governments to remove all forms of discrimination and violence against women and to promote equality between men and women. The Protocol complements the African Charter. It ensures the protection of the human rights of women in Africa. The purpose of this booklet is to inform the […]

#HearMeToo: Lifetime of abuse

#HearMeToo: Lifetime of abuse

Priscilla Musonda Schaufelberger is an activist from Zambia. She suffered a lifetime of abuse from her father, a figure who was supposed to protect her throughout her life. She recently shared her story with us in Zambia. The immoral being called my father started raping me from the age of five. I grew up knowing […]

16 Days to name and shame patriarchy

16 Days to name and shame patriarchy

It’s the first day of the Sixteen Days of Activism and I am numb, replaying the story of Priscilla Musonda, and reading her book, “Stolen Childhood”, written in the USA, in semi-exile from her home country Zambia. A fortnight ago Musonda participated in the Zambia Voice and Choice workshop hosted by Women in Law Southern […]

November 25, 2018 Themes: GBV | Gender based violence Programs: 16 Days of Activism Campaigns | Gender Justice

Zambia: Clara Muleya

“From self-pity to self-sufficient, Clara`s Boutique is my testament that a woman can rise from being a victim to a survivor of gender based violence (GBV).” Clara Muleya has just won an award as the most impressive emerging entrepreneur at the prestigious Gender Links regional summit in Botswana beating the other nine contestants from different […]

October 9, 2018 Themes: Drivers of Change Programs: Gender & Governance | Protocol @ work

Zambia: Clara Muleya

ELCAP- New Start is an organisation that helps the community cope with the HIV/AIDS pandemic through various interventions. These may include prevention, response, cure and monitoring of patients. Their duty is convincing PLWHA to be on drugs in order for them to live longer and positive living. When a client change residence & go to […]

October 4, 2018 Themes: Health | HIV/AIDS Programs: Protocol @ work
Zambia

Office

Country ManagerAlbert Ngosa
Phone+260 963266323
Emailzammanager@genderlinks.org.za
AddressCivic Centre, 4th Floor, New Wing Building, Independence Avenue, Lusaka