17 September 2017 - Margaret Musonda’s campaign against the abuse of children in Zambia has drawn comparisons with globally renowned children’s rights activist, Pakistani Malala Yousafzai.

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19 April 2017 - Government says is working on enacting a law that will criminalize child marriages in Zambia.

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27 July 2016 - I asked Martha, a Form Four (Grade 12) student at a secondary school in southern Malawi, if she considered herself a role model. Completing her education hasn’t been easy for Martha – being sent home for weeks at a time when her family struggled with school fees, trying to avoid the distractions of boys, and staying on top of challenging coursework are among the challenges she deals with.

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Monday, 13 June 2016 07:40

ZAMBIA: Early marriages ‘outlawed’

7 June 2016 - The Non-Governmental Organisation Coordinating Council –NGOCC Southern Province has welcomed the adoption of a model law on eradicating child Marriage Southern African Development Community -SADC.

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22 April 2016 - On 8 April, the Government of Zambia adopted a national strategy to end child marriage, joining a growing list of countries thinking long-term about how to address a practice that disempowers millions of girls and women each year.

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MWENDA, 22 September 2015 - Sheltering from the midday heat in her yellow-painted bungalow, Chieftainess Mwenda speaks passionately about her mission to end child marriage in Zambia, starting first in her own chiefdom.

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25 JULY 2015 - First Lady Esther Lungu has warned that Zambia is doing itself a de-service by denying children with disabilities an opportunity to participate in day-to-day activities.

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19 April 2013 - In the eyes of many, the sight of a street child sends shivers of heartless, wicked, uncultured, dangerous, brutal and potentially-harmful beings.

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Wednesday, 31 October 2012 12:56

ZAMBIA: State to Review National Child Policy

 

31 October 2012 - The Government is in the process of reviewing the National Child Policy to make it responsive to the needs of the children, Gender and Child Development Minister Inonge Wina has said.

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Tuesday, 29 November 2011 11:27

ZAMBIA: Gender Violence MPs Challenged

 

Speaker of the National Assembly, Patrick Matibini, has called on Members of Parliament (MPs) to help combat gender-based violence in Zambia.

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