The department is concerned with gender issues affecting both women and men. The department fosters to increase women's participation, encourage them into taking up leadership roles in the Trade union. The department aims to raise women's awareness on reproductive health, HIV and AIDS as well as population.
It is the responsibility of the Women's Desk to lobby for legislation changes in favour of women, and promote education and training of skills for income generating projects.
Current and ongoing activities in the department
• Women’s day commemoration (8th March)
• We take part in the 16 days of gender activism.
A number of teachers participate in these activities in various provinces in the country..
• Sensitization on Gender issues..
We participate in radio programmes to offer sensitization on gender issues to the public.
• Concerned with issues of protection of children’s rights
• We also lobby for legislation changes in favour of women’s rights.
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Ms Angela Chisanga
Coordinator Women's Desk
International Women's Day celebrations , 2015
BETUZ Womens Conference in Lusaka, 2016
International Women's Day celebrations at Heroes Stadium, 2015
Education International regional conference in Nairobi, 2015
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