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June 30, 2020 - 0 Comments

By JESSIE NGOMA-SIMENGWA  – SEXUAL violence against children has been described as one of the largest silent global pandemics that have affected the development of children. The United Nations definition of a child is that...

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June 30, 2020 - 0 Comments

Gender is my Agenda by Charity Moonga – “I always worked hard at school because I really wanted to study abroad and I cant believe that despite attaining that dream, I have found myself crying...

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June 24, 2020 - 0 Comments

By KELVIN MUDENDA – ZAMBIA has recorded a decline in the number of Gender Based Violence (GBV) cases. According to the latest statistics from the Victim Support Unit (VSU) of the Zambia Police Service, 5,040...

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June 24, 2020 - 0 Comments

By JULIUS PHIRI – AT 23, Nancy Chilufya Lutaba Chanda is already station manager for Lusaka based Life Television (TV)a dream which she never fathomed. At Life TV which began in 2016, her responsibility from...

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June 24, 2020 - 0 Comments

By Jessie Ngoma-Simengwa – INFERTILITY still remains a major sexual reproductive health issue for both women and men in African society. In some African communities, infertility is still attached with some cultural norms and beliefs...

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June 1, 2020 - 0 Comments

By JESSIE NGOMA-SIMENGWA – THE lockdown that has resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic is aimed at preventing the spread of the virus, but to some people it is a source of worry. Lockdown is one...

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April 29, 2020 - 0 Comments

LIKE in many parts in the world, Zambia is witnessing a changing life style which affects fertility and has seen increased demand for Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART). Traditionally, infertility has been thought of as a...

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April 24, 2020 - 0 Comments

By JESSIE NGOMA-SIMENGWA – THE changing trend in maternal ailments and maternal mortality due to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in women of child-bearing age calls for more serious interventions. It is a well known fact that...

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April 20, 2020 - 0 Comments

By CAROLINE NGWENGWE – A CANCER survivor from Choma District in Southern province has urged women to take cancer screening services offered at health facilities seriously to save their lives. Ms Vena Muleya was diagnosed...

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April 20, 2020 - 0 Comments

By JESSIE NGOMA-SIMENGWA  – WOMEN in Zambia, like everywhere else around the world, face many obstacles as they try to exercise their rights. Despite the great strides made by the international women’s rights movement over...

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