1. To promote equal representation and participation of women and men in decision-making at national and community levels through advocacy, lobbying and capacity building;
2. To cultivate and promote a culture of gender equality and respect for human rights of women by promoting changes in attitudes, language, procedure and law through advocacy, lobbying and civic education;
3. To build capacity of its members who are mostly women in various issues including gender, HIV/AIDS, women’s rights, human rights, economic empowerment.
4. To build the capacities of the Zambia National Women’s Lobby staff to implement its programmes effectively at national and chapter levels through the increase in membership, training and resource mobilization..
The vision of ZNWL as outlined in its Strategic Plan is, “A nation with women and girls fully present in leadership roles and actively involved in decision making processes at all levels.
ZNWL’s mission as outlined in the Strategic Plan is ““to support Zambian women and girls to proactively take up leadership roles and actively participate in the development of the Nation, through capacity building, policy advocacy and lobbying.