WOMEN’S DRESS-CODE: Should there be a standard?

WOMEN’S DRESS-CODE: Should there be a standard? »

Dressing and appearance are thoroughly scrutinized for women in Zambia; if a woman looks too feminine; chances are she will not be taken seriously. The sad truth of the matter is that when it comes to appearance, men are the standard and norm: a man going in town for shopping or to a business meeting does not fear or wonder about being attacked by a mob or being taken seriously based on what he is wearing- a woman does.

Government pledges to support national statistical system

Government pledges to support national statistical system »

20 Nov, 2012
News

GOVERNMENT has pledged to heavily invest in capacity building for statistical provision, monitoring and data usage for informed policy making and programming. Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda said the presence of gender statistics is a fundamental condition for gender mainstreaming as they present vital tools for the establishment, monitoring and follow up of political goals and targets.