Is there really such a thing as ‘old-fashioned’?
Are there traits, cultural values, practices, ways of life, societal constructions or styles of
We live in an evolving world that is dynamic and diverse, encompassing many views, beliefs and concepts. Some beliefs and concepts have died off while giving birth to new and even more influential ones that have become acceptable norms of society.
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.
Every year, on the 14th of February, love is in the air; flowers, chocolates, people dressed in red are an expected spectacle. This
Gender Minister Victoria Kalima has commended Oxfam and its cooperating partners for contributing to the fight against Gender Based Violence (GBV) in