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Women and Law in Southern Africa (WLSA) Zambia
Title: Women and Law in Southern Africa (WLSA) Zambia
URL: http://www.wlsazambia.org
Creator: Women and Law in Southern Africa Research and Educational Trust Zambia
Abstract: WLSA is an action-oriented research organization working in Malawi, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, with a regional office in Lusaka, Zambia. The development objective of WLSA is to improve the legal status of women in Southern Africa. This is done through:
* Developing the research skills of women's law researchers in the network countries;
* Conducting research on gender issues in Southern Africa, particularly those related to legal rights;
* Providing information on gender and the law and influencing policy and law reform in each country;
* Networking and exchanging information between the seven countries;
* Conducting training and planning seminars on research and producing materials in the seven countries;
* Exploring and developing new methodologies and new perspectives for the study of gender and the law in the seven countries;
* Co-operating and liaising with other organisations in each country, in the region and internationally which are interested in issues relevant to women and law. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Keywords: Women; Womens organizations; Womens politics; Nongovernmental organizations; Legal status of groups; Southern Africa
Countries: Southern Africa. General Resources
Subject areas: Society ยป Gender
Location of the site's editor: Zambia
Resource type: Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO)
Language: English
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