The Zambia National Women’s Lobby, working with the United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) Zambia Country Office has organized a conference on policies and strategies for increased participation and representation of women in politics and elections in Zambia. This conference will deliberate on the declining representation of women in political and elected leadership positions in Zambia with the aim of finding solutions to the multi-faceted challenges that they face. The conference is also a good platform to
On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we reflect on the importance of including Persons With Disabilities in governance processes as a means to actualize their needs and aspirations. It is only when PWDs are part of the decision- making processes can we as a nation successfully improve their welfare. The 2022 theme for this year’s International Days of Persons with Disabilities is: “Transformative Solutions for inclusive development: The role of innovation in fueling an accessible and equitable world”.
This year’s Human Rights Day is being commemorated under the theme: Dignity, Freedom and Justice for all. On this day, we renew our commitment to promoting gender justice and freedom of women to participate in the governance processes of the country
The ZNWL has been conducting a monitoring and learning visit under the project “Promoting women and youth participation in leadership, civic and political life” supported by Diakonia. The visit is being conducted in Chikankata, Mazabuka, Kalomo and Livingstone. The aim of the visit is to monitor project performance, understand the challenges being faced and opportunities that exist for better project implementation.