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    • ACCESS TO INFORMATION LAW IN ZAMBIA: FOR WHO AND FOR WHAT? 

      Kayula, Lesa G (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2018-05)
      Since the coming of the Patriotic Front (PF) party into power, there has been great public expectation about the enactment of the Access to Information law. This public expectation arose from the fact that it was one of ...
    • Active Citizenship 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2017)
      This brochure is a JCTR product on Active Citizenship. It highlights the importance of Active Citizenship as well as the benefits it carries. Active Citizenship is essentially about citizen’s engagement in the political, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Active Citizenship Participation Beyond Elections 

      Kayula, Lesa G (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2016)
      Zambia witnessed historic elections on 20 September 2011 in which the Patriotic Front (PF) emerged winners ousting the former ruling party the Movement for Multi Party Democracy MMD. The September elections, ended 20 years ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 - ...
    • A Call for Responsible Leadership on Bill 10 

      JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION (JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION, 2020-02-04)
      THE Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) noted with concern that the media is awash with disparaging and divisive statements emanating from various quarters of society on the proposed constitutional amendment, ...
    • The Catholic Social Teaching 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2016)
      In this brochure, you will find how Catholic Social Teaching provides away to help understand our rights and how we can get them. And we can work together to make sure that all Zambians have access to these basic rights ...
    • Developmental Policies and Priorities have left the Youth Behind 

      Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2019-03-11)
      Zambia will join the rest of the world in commemorating the Youth Day on Tuesday, 12th March, 2019. The Zambian youth faces numerous challenges which include, high unemployment, limited opportunity to access and attain ...
    • ECONOMIC SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS KEY TO HUMAN DIGNITY 

      JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION (JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION, 2019-06-28)
      At 55 years of independence, Zambia claimed to have made a lot of economic advances both in urban and rural areas. However, these advancements were supposed to translate to the improvement of living standards of the people ...
    • Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR): Foundations for Daily Living 

      Kabale, Dominica (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2019)
      In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), outlining the basic civil, cultural, economic, political and social rights that all human beings should enjoy. In 1966, ...
    • 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 ...
    • FLASH FLOODS; A HEADACHE FOR ZAMBIA WITH NO CURE? 

      JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION (JESUIT CENTRE FOR THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION, 2020)
      The Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (JCTR) sympathises with over 700 families affected by recent flash floods in some parts of the country. The damage caused is however a wakeup call for the nation to build capacity ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...