Monday 18 September 2017


Sustainable development should be for all, rich or poor, young or old, differently abled persons, as well as those who are able bodied. We will continue to drive efforts to achieving a better life and a better Zambia for all. 

 Maria Pihlgren/Save the Children

Wednesday 16 August 2017

Jennifer opts for school over early marriage.

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.

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