North-Western Province Permanent Secretary, Willies Mangimela has encouraged traditional leaders to establish one stop centers for Gender Based Violence (GBV) in their respective chiefdoms so as to enhance a coordinated multi-disciplinary management of cases.
Mr Mangimela said the establishment of the centers will enable services such as continued psychosocial support for the survivors which he said is paramount in reducing vulnerability of men, women, boys and girls to be provided at community level.
He said this in Solwezi today in a speech read on his behalf by the Deputy Permanent Secretary, Emmanuel Chihili during the official opening of the Start Awareness Support Action GBV multi-disciplinary training for traditional Leaders and service providers.
“It is also important that communities have some safeguards for prevention of child abuse through establishment of some committees such as Anti-GBV and child protection,” he said
Mr Mangimela said a community that tolerates GBV will affect the development of the nation as survivors my not realize their full potential and contribute positively to national growth.
He said government appreciates efforts by stakeholders of training traditional leaders in matters of addressing gender based violence in their respective chiefdoms.
Speaking earlier Zambia Centre for Communication Program (ZCCP) Regional Coordinator, Ian Kapongo said his organization considers traditional leaders as key partners in fighting GBV as cases are more pronounced in traditional setup.
“We are more interested to work with traditional leaders because they are custodians of tradition hence need to involve them as key partners to fight the scourge. We are aware that our royal highnesses are already doing something to end this bad vice,” he said.
Meanwhile, chief Mumena of the Kaonde speaking people of Kalumbila district has described the interventions by ZCCP and KWATU programmes of fighting GBV with involvement of traditional leaders and communities as timely.
Chief Mumena said there is still a lot of shame and stigma that goes with GBV in communities which needs to be addressed.
“We have also realized that early marriages are another concept of GBV,” he said.
Chief Mumena has called on police victim support unity and other organisations dealing in matters of GBV to make community sensitization an everyday routine by working with committees established at chiefdom levels.
Because of poverty too many married Zambian women have got side- d i c k s. Women these days have no respect for their husbands, like Agnes from matero who was caught redhanded (in flagrante delicto) in their matrimonial bed with another man when her husband went home unexpected to pick up some tools. Another time she was caught at night mu kantemba in doggy position by neighbour with a stranger, she then bolied hot water and threw it at her husband when confronted at why she came home late and drunk one night. She run away and hid for a couple of days at a shabeen in George compound, police were tipped off and arrested her, after just two days in police custody she begged for mercy and promised her husband to change, he dropped the case and asked for her release and hoped…
WITH WHAT BICYCLES ?????????????????
WHY WERENT THEY GIVEN FUNDS FOR THIS IMPORTANT ISSUE
Because of poverty too many married Zambian women have got side- d i c k s. Women these days have no respect for their husbands, like Agnes from matero who was caught r e d h a n d e d in their matrimonial bed with another man when her husband went home unexpected to pick up some tools. Another time she was caught at night mu kantemba in d o g g y position by neighbour with a stranger, she then bolied hot water and threw it at her husband when confronted at why she came home late and drunk one night. She run away and hid for a couple of days at a shabeen in George compound, police were tipped off and arrested her, after just two days in police custody she begged for mercy and promised her husband to change, he dropped the case and asked for her release and hoped things to get…
continued…… hoped things to get better, three days later she said she was going for a funeral within Lusaka and has since disappeared for almost 3 months , Husband was left treating his fresh wounds from the boiling water alone with his two kids who has watched their other disappear for months and come back over and over again
Husband was left treating his fresh wounds from the boiling water alone with his two kids who has watched thei *MOTHER* disappear for months and come back over and over again
MOST OF THE TIME IT’S THE MEN NOT TAKING CARE OR NOT FUNDING THEIR WIVES ADEQUATELY INLUDING BAD DRINKING HABITS
OBVIUOSLY THEIR ARE EXCEPTIONS TO EVERY RULE
BUT 80% OF MEN MUST TASKE RESPONSIBILTY FOR THEIR LADIES ACTIONS
HOWEVER VIOLENCE IS ANOTHER ISSUE ……. AND SHOULD NOT BE CONDONED
It is well documented that upnd cadres are very violent. More research into this will show that majority of the attackers are from upnd. We should consider strategically placing such centres in upnd stronghold
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NEED TO BUY A TIE ERR
Traditional leaders are the most useless creatures in Zambia. They are the ones marrying off younger children in these witchcraft infested villages. They have become so corrupt such that bene Shaolin temple can just go in and give these useless traditional leaders a packet of sugar and voila, they will chase grandma from her land her and her generation have occupied for over 100 yrs. traditional leaders have been cadres. One example are those in the northern province and eastern province. Useless that’s all.
KZ hahahahaha you are a savage you fire gunshots and insults
@Amake Mwana, oh my goodness. But I believe you, women in Zambia are a suicide to men. While I would like to marry a fellow Zambian, the current crop of Zambian ladies is unmarriageable… I don’t know if that word even exist but these are not the breed of women we grew up knowing. They have no shame at being slay queens even in marriage or with married men BUT we the men in Zambia aren’t saints either. Infact Zambian men especially these HIV infested ancestor blessers like Kaizar are the real problem and I pray to God that these evil men don’t enter heaven. Iwe Kaizar, respect your marriage.
Let’s just say I will save a dog’s life before I save a upnd cadres life. At least the dog can be taught to be respectful and to love others regardless of tribe
TROLL YOU ARE HISTORY BY EITHER GOD WISH OR THE PEOPLE
YOU HAVE NO CHOICE
ZAMBIANS HAVE SPOKEN AND THE SILENT FORCE WILL TAKE AUGUST ELECTIONS
TROLL IS THE DEVIL INCARNATE FOR SURE
HOW MUCH ARE TIES IN ZAMBIA
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