By CHILA NAMAIKO –
FIRST Lady Christine Kaseba will on Friday join various stakeholders in Chief Chikanta’s area in Kalomo District on training of traditional leaders in ending Gender Based Violence (GBV).
Dr Kaseba would be among stakeholders on an awareness campaign in Chief Chikanta’s area which would start on Thursday and end on Friday this week.
This is according to a programme obtained by TIMES OF ZAMBIA in Choma yesterday.
Dr Kaseba and Chiefs and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkandu Luo, would address the traditional leaders on GBV and other related matters.
During the same occasion, the Victim Support Unit would present GBV statistics and causal factors while ministry of Justice would deliver provision of legal aid services, withdrawal of GBV cases and its implications.
Ministry of Community, Development, Mother and Child Health would present health GBV implications, sensitiation on prevention of mother to child transmission and save the born child campaign.
On focus group discussions, Dr Kaseba and Professor Luo would meet head women separately while Minister of Community, Development, Mother and Child Health Joseph Katema and Chief Chikanta would confer with headmen during plenary session.
On Saturday, Dr Kaseba was expected to officiate at this year’s commemoration of International Women’s Day in Mazabuka District.