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; Ministry of Gender and Child Development; NGOCC; WLSA (Regional); Zambia National Women’s Lobby Group; Young Women Christian Association YWCA.

Read more in the Zambia  country report.

Zambia Strategy 2016 – 2020 


Zambia: CONFLICT MANAGEMENT PROJECT

The project is aimed at mobilising men as agents of change in promoting gender equity. HIV/AIDS prevention and sexual behaviour change. It is a good practice because it provides opportunities and platforms where men come together to share ideas, experience, information and knowledge which enhances positive attitudes to gender equality, HIV/AIDS prevention and women participation […]

September 19, 2018 Themes: Health | HIV/AIDS | Sports Programs: Protocol @ work

Zambia: Katete District Council Promotes Advocacy for Gender Equality

This is a project that is ensuring that all activities in the district are gender aware in all aspects. this includes all the departments in the district as they have to make gender aware plans so as to attain the equality that is desirable. All the activities done in the district are well integrated so […]

September 6, 2018 Themes: Agriculture | Environment Programs: Protocol @ work

Zambia: SOLWEZI COUNCIL

Solwezi is the capital of the North-Western Province of Zambia. Solwezi has approximately 65,000 inhabitants at an elevation of 1235 m above sea level. Kaonde is the largest tribe represented in Solwezi, in addition to large numbers of Lunda and Luvale speaking people. There is a gender champion and a gender focal point person in […]

Zambia – Livingstone City Council

Livingstone was, until 2012, the capital of the Southern Province of Zambia. Lying 10 km (6.2 mi) to the north of the Zambezi River, it is a tourism centre for the Victoria Falls and a border town with road and rail connections to Zimbabwe on the other side of the Victoria Falls. The gender policy […]

ZAMBIA – ZAMBIAN BRIDGE TO INCLUSIVE LIVING

Communication is key to development in any society. It is a common scenario that there is always language or communication barrier between the general population and the deaf. Many times when there is an issue involving deaf women, especially cases of Gender Based Violence communication becomes a big challenge. Even among family members where a […]

July 20, 2018 Themes: Education | GBV | Gender equality Programs: Protocol @ work

Zambia – Zambia Police

Sensitization is a good practice in the sense that Zambia Police Victim Support Unit officers are being involved in the sensitization campaign. The Victim Support Unit strongly fights for the rights of the voiceless and the victims of gender-based violence (GBV), by ensuring that the victims themselves even know that they are not neglected but […]

July 20, 2018 Themes: GBV Programs: Protocol @ work

Zambia – Chilanga District Council

Chilanga district is located in the western and southern part of Lusaka central business. The district has a total population of 107,051 at national census with 53,863 being male and 53,188 being female. The Council has so far got a draft Action Plan on Gender and this was done in collaboration with all stakeholders in […]

Zambia – Kitwe City Council

Kitwe City council is relatively new to the Centre of Excellence process having been adopted in 2012. Hence not much has been done in terms of mainstreaming gender in the action plan. The gender champion who is a councillor was recently sworn into office and has just recently began focusing on the gender action plan. […]

Zambia – Nyimba Town Council

The Nyimba District is a district of Zambia, located in the Eastern Province. The capital lies at Nyimba. As of the 2010 Zambian Census, the district currently has a population of 99,159 people. The council has drafted the gender work place policy and is awaiting approval. The council has 18 councillors, 16 being male and […]

Zambia – KAPIRI MPOSHI TOWN COUNCIL

Kapiri Mposhi District is a district of Zambia, located in Central Province. The capital lies at Kapiri Mposhi. As of the 2010 Zambian Census, the district had a population of 240,638 people. The Gender Policy has made a lot of progress on this front in the sense that some of the decision making positions in […]

Zambia

Office

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