Non-governmental organisations coordinating council NGOCC has called for sensitization of equality in all social areas such as homes, schools, churches and work places.
Zambia national traditional councilor’s association representative Golden Muchemwa has noted that teaching children to embrace equality will help eliminate gender based violence.
He has called on parents in homes and communities to have mutual relationships that will teach their children to treat everyone equally regardless of their gender.
And Women and law in Southern Africa representative Besa Mwansa has explained the aim of the 16 days of activism against gender based violence.
“The 16 days of activism started in 1991 and it was meant to challenge violence against women and girls. As civil society and a country we are looking at different issues affecting the attainment of gender equality and changing the mindset of this generation. The international theme is orange the world: generation equality stands against rape. Our local theme is raising an equality conscious generation against gender based violence”. She explained.
By: Mumba Tailashi