country: Zambia


Zambia signed the Maputo Protocol on August 2005 and ratified on May 2006. 2015 Gender Equity and Equality Act: includes provisions regarding the elimination of discrimination related to gender-based violence [i] The Gender Equity and Equality Act affirms a woman’s right to, on an equal basis with a man: “(a) vote in elections and referenda and to be eligible for election to publicly elected bodies; (b) participate in public decision making and formulate and implement Government policies and programmes; (c) hold public office and perform public functions at all levels of Government; (d) join, and participate in the activities of,

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