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Saturday, August 25, 2018
Pavyuma Kalobo
Pavyuma Kalobo is a Member of Parliament in Zambia. This interview was conducted in November 2017 in Ottawa, Canada, during the Inter-parliamentary Union's Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians.
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Thursday, December 29, 2016
The Political Environment in Zambia is still hostile for women, says Mumbi Phiri
The political environment in Zambia is still hostile for women but we are comforted by the fact that there are exemplary women like Vice-President Inonge Wina who have opened the way for other women to come on board, Mumbi Phiri has said. Reflecting...
Friday, September 30, 2016
Women’s Lobby hails Zambian President for a gender balanced cabinet
The Zambia National Women’s Lobby has hailed President Edgar Lungu for observing gender parity in his appointment of Cabinet Ministers so far. Lobby Executive Director Juliet Chibuta in a statement issued to the media observed that seven women have...
Friday, August 26, 2016
Zambia elections: the missing voices of women
It is election time in Zambia, with citizens going to the polls today to elect the President, Members of Parliament and Councillors, and to vote in a constitutional referendum. It looks to be a close race, but unfortunately not as far as women are...
Friday, January 29, 2016
The IPU Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians
Building on the theme “Agenda 2030: Youth leading the way, leaving no one behind”, the third edition of the IPU’s Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians will take place will take place on 16 and 17 March 2016 in Lusaka, Zambia. This conference...
Friday, January 29, 2016
134th Inter-parliamentary Union Assembly
The 134th Assembly of the Inter-parliamentary Union will take place from 19 to 23rd of March 2016 in Lusaka, Zambia. The events will include a general debate on the theme “Rejuvenating democracy, giving voice to youth” as well as terrorism and the...
Friday, January 29, 2016
The IPU Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians
Building on the theme “Agenda 2030: Youth leading the way, leaving no one behind”, the third edition of the IPU’s Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians will take place on 16 and 17 March 2016 in Lusaka, Zambia. This conference will be held...
Friday, January 29, 2016
134th Inter-parliamentary Union Assembly
The 134th Assembly of the Inter-parliamentary Union will take place from 19 to 23rd of March 2016 in Lusaka, Zambia. The events will include a general debate on the theme “Rejuvenating democracy, giving voice to youth” as well as terrorism and the...
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Zambia: Nominate More Women Members Of Parliament
The call for more women to participate in politics need more commitment than mere political rhetoric. Women's role in African politics must go beyond being voters or 'airport dancers'. Women in Parliament are better placed to fight vices like gender...
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Women avoiding politics because they don’t want to fail, Zambia
MMD chairperson for Arts and Culture Elizabeth Chitika Mulobeka has noted that women are avoiding politics because they are scared of failure. Ms. Mulobeka who is also former Kawambwa Member of Parliament said women do not want to be associated with...
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Inonge Wina
The International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics spoke with the Hon. Inonge M. Wina, Minister of Gender and Child Development in Zambia, speaking about the current barriers to women's political participation in Zambia at the 58th UN...
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Women call for political co-existance, Zambia
FEMALE political stakeholders have condemned the violence that characterised 2013 and have implored political parties to learn to co-exist.  They said yesterday that violence was a hindrance to the participation of citizens, including women and...
Friday, September 13, 2013
It's a Rich Man's World - Where Are the Women in Zambia's Legislature?
A poor record on female representation means Zambia lags behind other sub-Saharan African countries. Extravagant electoral campaigns may be to blame. In September 2011, no one in Zambia could have missed that the country was in the midst of a...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Violence against women in politics
Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Zambia: Women's Movement Calls for Female Vice-President
The women movement is advocating for a female national vice-president this year. But the women movement was also doubtful that political parties would adopt females as presidential candidates in this years’ elections. Meanwhile, Matrine Chuulu said...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Zambia: Women challenged to participate in elections
A Parliamentarian has called on Women to stand as one and support each other to take up leadership positions as they have motherly hearts and can contribute to the social and economic development in the country.   For more information...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Zambia: Hope for Women Politicians
Mirriam Kauseni is on a quest to become her town’s first ever female parliamentarian. She has yet to be elected to run for the post by her party, the Patriotic Front (PF), but Kauseni has already been conducting door-to-door campaigns,...
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
ZAMBIA: Presidential elections
Description of government structure: Chief of State: President Rupiah BANDA * Head of Government: President Rupiah BANDA Assembly: Zambia has a unicameral National Assembly with 150 seats.  * The president is both the chief of state and head of...