Matilda Mwaba

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Shepolopolo: Speaking Out is Patriotic

Shepolopolo: Speaking Out is Patriotic

[Lusaka] NOWSPAR Executive Director Matilda Mwaba's statement on the Women's National Football Team Allowances.

The Women’s National Football Team participation in the Africa Championships in Windhoek, Namibia is one of the best moments for women in football in Zambia. This is an indicator of the progress that we are making as a Country in the development of women’s football.

It is common knowledge that the participation of women in sport in Zambia is disproportionately low and from our work over the years, we have learnt that contributing factors include limited resources, gender bias and negative stereotypes.

On behalf of my…

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Zambia at 50: Women Leading Sport

Zambia at 50: Women Leading Sport

 

The Women Sport Leaders Breakfast Seminar was held on Saturday 18th October to highlight issues around Women’s participation in leadership in sport as Zambia commemorates its 50th Anniversary. The Seminar reflected on the sport sector in Zambia and its engagement with women and leadership from the perspectives of Policy, Practice and Advocacy.  This Seminar was hosted in partnership with the National Sports Council of Zambia.

The panel consisted of Ms. Pumulo Mundale- Ministry of Gender, Ms. Doris Mulenga- Ministry of Sport, Dr. Lwatula- National Sports Council, Ms. Matilda Mwaba- NOWSPAR, Mr. Alfred Foloko – Zambia Judo Association.

Panelists discussed…

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Zambia at 50: Celebrating Sport for Development

Zambia at 50: Celebrating Sport for Development

Zambia is celebrating it’s 50 years of independence, considering the role of sport in development, the National Sports Council of Zambia in partnership with sport for development organisations NOWSPAR, Sport in Action and Edusport Foundation with the support of the Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sport (NIF) held a workshop and a sports festival.

The festival brought together over 250 youths to participate in basketball, football, netball, volleyball competitions and life skills…

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