Wednesday 16 August 2017

Jennifer’s abandons early marriage for school.

18 year old Jennifer, with baby on her laps, is a young mother who resides in Petauke District, about 400 kilometers from the capital city Lusaka.

She comes from Kawanga community in Kalongo village in chief Mwanjabanthu’s area. Kalongo village is a large region with several homesteads spread across the vast land. Life in Kalongo is fairly simple, with families always trekking to cultivation fields as part of their livelihood.

Wednesday 16 August 2017


The Prison walls are intimidatingly tall above the ground, an eight meter tower coiled with barbed wire along its top length.

Tuesday 1 August 2017

Southern Province Adopts Positive Discipline Methods.

Parents and teachers have always found this kind or punishment to be effective in shaping children into well behaved adults. However, the degrees and magnitude of applying this form of discipline has always left many questions. Sometimes corporal punishment has been too extreme and in some cases achieving the opposite results in child behavior.

Tuesday 1 August 2017

Children in Eastern Province Receive Birth Certificates.

The people of Nyakachoko village in chief Nyampande’s area in Zambia’s Eastern province are delighted that children will now be able to get birth certification when they are born. Nyakachoko has had problems of lack of birth certificates for a long time, causing most community members to be living without records. Sometimes children are born at home and follow ups to acquire birth certificates of the newly born babies are not done.

Tuesday 1 August 2017

Government commits to supporting Children's initiatives.

Minister of Community Development Mother and Social Services Emerine Kabanshi said apart from being a minister she is personally committed to the cause of children. The Minister was speaking during the launch of the Stolen Childhood Index report at Lusaka’s Holiday Inn Hotel.

Different stakeholders pause for a photo after the official launch of the Childhood Index/Report