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    • ZAMBIA’S ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS: WHY SHOULD THEY BE IN THE NEW CONSTITUTION? 

      Mwale, Simson (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2004-12)
      Why are there so many people around us today in Zambia who are jobless, homeless, hungry, illiterate, failing to access proper medical care, and without safe water and sanitation? Is this the result of some authority’s ...
    • WHAT IS NECESSARY IN A NEW CONSTITUTION TO MEET THE DEVELOPMENT NEEDS OF ZAMBIANS? 

      Mwale, Simson (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2007)
      There is so much discussion in Zambia about the Constitution, especially with regard to what should be in the new Constitution as the National Constitutional Conference (NCC) meets. The Mung’omba Draft Constitution which ...
    • TRUE FREEDOM CANNOT BE REALISED IN ZAMBIA WITHOUT ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS IN THE NEW CONSTITUTION 

      JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION (JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION, 2008)
      Can true freedom be realised in Zambia without economic, social and cultural rights in the new constitution? The press release was on the celebration of the 44th African freedom day. It was centred on the emphasising the ...
    • INCLUSION OF ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS IN THE NEW CONSTITUTION A MUST 

      JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION (JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION, 2008-05-10)
      The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) calls on the National Constitutional Conference (NCC) to seriously consider the inclusion of Economic, Social, and Cultural rights (ESCR) in a new Bill of Rights of the ...
    • JCTR PRESENTS TO NCC CITIZENS’ DEMAND FOR ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS (ESCR) IN THE NEW BILL OF RIGHTS 

      JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION (JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION, 2009-02-04)
      The previous day, 3 February, the Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) presented to the Human Rights Committee of the National Constitutional Conference (NCC) more than 12 thousand (12,481) signatures from ...
    • APRM IN ZAMBIA 

      JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION (JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION, 2009-03)
      There are questions that many Zambians have! But not many of us have good answers! Not only do Zambians ask questions about governance, but so do the citizens of so many other African countries. And that is why there is - ...
    • WHOSE INTERESTS IS ZAMBIAN POLITICS SERVING? 

      JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION (JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION, 2009-11-03)
      Zambian politics has been interesting in the past three quarters of 2009 for mostly three reasons: (i) Zambian politicians are validating the old adage that “politics is a dirty game,” (ii) Church has been told it has no ...
    • MONITORING AND CLAIMING ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS IN ZAMBIA 

      Mwale, Simson (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2010)
      One of the basic foundations of human dignity is the enjoyment and/or realisation of economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR). ESCR are entitlements which guarantee that socio-economic opportunities are made available, ...
    • The National Budget Cycle: Children's participation 

      JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION (JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION, 2010)
      Article 12 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child states that, state parties shall assure to the child who is capable of forming his or her own views to express those views freely in all matters affecting ...
    • The Zambian Government should take seriously the anti-trafficking measures recommended by US State Department Report 

      JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION (JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION, 2010-07-21)
    • Monitoring and Claiming Economic, Social and Cultural Right in Zambia 

      Mwale, Simson (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2010-10)
      One of the basic foundations of human dignity is the enjoyment and/or realisation of economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR). ESCR are entitlements which guarantee that socio-economic opportunities are made available, ...
    • Alternative ways of protecting and promoting Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Zambia 

      Ndhlovu, Hope (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2011-01)
      Considering Zambia’s history in the area of constitution making, particularly with regard to amendments to the Bill of Rights and the adoption of stronger measures to protect rights, including economic, social and cultural ...
    • IS THE MOMENTUM ON THE APRM SLOWLY DYING DOWN? 

      JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION (JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION, 2011-02-01)
      As year 2011 begins, it would be good to see renewed interest, energy and commitment towards the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM). This commitment should be from all major sectors that include government, civil society ...
    • “IS THE MOMENTUM ON THE APRM SLOWLY DYING DOWN?” ASKS JCTR 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2011-02-01)
      Despite the commendable efforts made by National Governing Council (NGC) to popularise the African Peer Review Mechanism, more can and should be done. Educating citizens on such important processes should not only be a ...
    • Free and Fair Elections: Essentials of the Democratic Process 

      Moyo, Anold (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2011-04)
      This year, 2011, Zambia will be holding its fourth general elections and fifth presidential election since the country’s return to multi-party democracy in 1991. Although there have been contrasting assessments with regard ...
    • EMPOWER YOUTH WITH JOBS TO MEET THEIR BASIC NEEDS, SAYS JCTR 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2012-03-15)
      Zambia’s policy framework in response to the challenges of youth development is embedded in a number of polices and strategies. These policies and plans are products of changes in time and context of the situation of the ...
    • Active Citizenship 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2014)
      Active Citizenship is essentially about citizens’ engagement in the political, social and economic affairs that affect them at any appropriate level (Local or National) where they are able to play this duty effectively ...
    • Household's Access to specific Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: The Case of Kabwe Urban 

      Chompolola, Abson (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2014-12-07)
      This report is one of three reports produced for phase I of the JCRT/UNDP project on access to ESCRs. ESCRs are socio-economic human rights which include the right to education, right to housing, right to adequate standard ...
    • Household's Access to specific Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: The Case of Kasama Urban 

      Chompolola, Abson (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2014-12-14)
      This report is one of three reports produced for phase I of the JCRT/UNDP project on access to ESCRs. ESCRs are socio-economic human rights which include the right to education, right to housing, right to adequate standard ...
    • What is the way forward to improve the lives of all Zambians? 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2015)
      The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR)realises that the debate around what should be contained in the final Constitution (content) and how to adopt the Constitution (process) is not only a political debate or ...