Women's Empowerment

  • Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ)- United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Programme for the Promotion and Protection of Women’s and Children’s Rights in Zambia (2012-2016)The Programme for the Promotion and Protection of Women and Children’s rights in Zambia has a long-term goal of reducing Gender imbalances in political, social and economic spheres in the Country. This expected to be achieved through gender responsive policies, legal and institutional frameworks in the MGCD, Priority Line Ministries and key non-state actor organisations

  • Government of the Republic of Zambia– United Nations Joint Programme on Gender Based Violence (2012-2016)The Joint UN Programme aims to support the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) to implement the provisions of the Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), with particular focus on the recommendations on violence against women that are contained in the July 2011 CEDAW concluding observations and the recommendations of the Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, its causes and consequences, and to support institutional transformation to facilitate the implementation of the Anti- Gender Based Violence Act 2011 of Zambia


The UNDP global Gender Equality Strategy (2008-2013) is grounded in the premise that the development of equality between men and women, or gender equality is absolutely indivisible from UNDP human development goal of real improvements in people’s lives and the choices and opportunities open to them.  Guided by the Gender Equality Strategy, UNDP in Zambia contributes to the attainment of the country’s vision of integrating gender equity and equality in the socio-economic development process by 2030.

Contact UNDP in Zambia
Correspondence and Inquiries Phone: +260 211 250800/ 254586
registry.zm@undp.org Fax: +260 211 253805
Resident Coordinator Annual Report
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UNDP Zambia Resident Coordinator Annual Report 2011.

The Zambia Country Office is headed by Ms. Kanni Wignaraja.