Gender-based violence (GBV).

Gender-based violence (GBV) in Zambia takes the form of physical, mental, social or economic abuse against a person because of that person’s gender and includes violence that may result in physical, sexual or psychological harm and suffering to the victim.

Gender based violence has a negative impact not only to the victim but to the relative and the community at large. A 52 years old widow Dorothy Mulenga who is affected with gender based violence and looking after the three grandchildren, a boy of 8 years, a girl 5 years and 7 months baby girl who are also affected by gender based violence. 

During the hand of food to Dorothy Mulenga by the Chief Executive Officer Tuberculosis and Leprosy Trust (ZATULET) Mrs.Charity Habeenzu (24/07/2020).

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