KK: Champion of gender equality

LATE former President Kenneth Kaunda (KK) believed in gender balance in the running of the country’s affairs, former close confidante says.
Mr Tiyaonse Kabwe, who was also a former member of the United Party for National Development (UNIP) Central Committee said, for example, the man and woman holding the shield on the court of arms was meant to project the equal responsibility of men and women in the governance of Zambia. “Even though KK’s leadership coincided with the Cold War period in which gender balance was largely overlooked the world over, he, nevertheless, made every effort to ensure that women got a relatively fair deal in managing national affairs,” Mr Kabwe said. He said the structure of UNIP was CLICK TO READ MORE

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