The Islamic Supreme Council of Zambia says it does not want to be left behind in the fight against Gender Based Violence (GBV) as the Country is observing 16 days of Gender Activism.

 

The 2017 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence is being commemorated under the theme: “leave no one behind, end gender based violence now”.

 

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence, is an International Campaign to Challenge Violence against Women and Girls.

 

The Campaign runs every year from 25 November to 10 December.

 

President for Islamic Supreme Council of Zambia, Mr. Suzyo Zimba has commended the Zambian Government for including such an Event on the Zambian Calender.

 

The Total Mumber of GBV Cases reported from the first Quarter to the Third Quarter of 2017 stands at 16,090 compared to 13,092 GBV Cases during the same period in 2016 representing an increase of 2,998 or 18.6 Percent.  

 

november 26, 2017

 

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