UNZA YUNA launches tree planting campaign

UNZA YUNA launches tree planting campaign »

11 Feb, 2014
News

University of Zambia United Nations Youth Association (UNZA YUNA) has launched a tree planting campaign at the Great East Road Main Campus. The campaign is aimed at achieving Millennium Development Goal (MDG) number seven which aims to ensure environmental sustainability by 2015. In an interview with the Lusaka Star, UNZA YUNA President Shikaaba Pastop said the tree planting campaign was vital as trees were an important aspect in the eco-system.

Child labour: A risk to child development

Child labour: A risk to child development »

5 Apr, 2013
Features

ONE of the most pervasive fundamental human rights violated in Zambia is child labour though most people express the ignorance of it. If not controlled, it can completes hinder the development of a child leaving them with no hope of making it in life. Child labour is work that is mentally, physically, socially or morally dangerous and harmful to children; and interferes with their schooling. In other words, child labour is work that denies children the opportunity to go to school.