Introduction There is a growing culture of intolerance and impunity by some African leaders. This makes it increasingly difficult for civil society movements to play an effective role in keeping governments in check, particularly on their observance of human rights
BACKGROUND The government of the republic of Zambia has once again commenced the process of finalising the development of a comprehensive National Land Policy. The land policy development process had stalled since 2006 when the first draft was produced. A
Disability Rights Watch Zambia Nexus Building Malambo, Road Lusaka, Zambia The Chairperson, Judicial and Legal Reform Commission, Zambia. Re: Submission to the Judicial and Legal Reform Commission INTRODUCTION Disability Rights Watch The Disability Rights Watch (DRW) is a
Friday 29th January, 2016 was a special day for the people of Ngwerere, North East of Lusaka. A project was launched to promote the rights and social inclusion of children with disabilities. Supported by Disability Africa with technical support from
Disability Rights Watch has developed a simple manual to guide DPO advocacy work in influencing the State and other institutions that provide public services to mainstream issues of development in all policies, laws and programmes for the purpose of enhancing
This research paper was written by Olivier Beaubien our legal intern from McGill University in Canada following his work in Zambia. It explores critical issues of concern to ensure full compliance with the Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities.
The Government of the Republic of Zambia has finally moved the long pending Mental Health Bill for final drafting. A drafting workshop of the Bill runs from 4th August to 17th August 2015 in Chongwe district east of Lusaka. This