Tuesday 1 August 2017

Positive Descipline replaces Corporal Punishment

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 focused on allieviating challenges affecting children

Minister of Community Development and Social Services Emerine Kabanshi says apart from being a Minister she is personally committed to alleviating the suffering of children in Zambia. The Minister was speaking during the launch of the Stolen Childhood  report at Lusaka’s Holiday Inn Hotel.

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

Tuesday 1 August 2017

EU holds CSO Exhibition

It’s a Saturday afternoon and people are flocking into the pavilion to sample the displayed work at the European Union, Civil Society Organisation (CSO) exhibition.

Friday 25 November 2016

Children in Zambia launch the Every Last Child Campaign, calling for increased investments in children

Children from Zambia's Capital Lusaka took on parliamentarians in debating aspects of the national budget on Tuesday 21st November 2016. The children were particularly focused on those issues concerning children, as part of launching the Every Last Child Campaign and the UNCRC General Comment on public budgeting for the realisation of children’s rights in Zambia.