Gender permanent secretary Felix Phiri says government has set aside K25 million to go towards improving gender and social development. According to a statement issued by Zambia’s first secretary for press in Ethiopia Inutu Mwanza, Phiri said this on the sidelines of the Committee on Gender and Social Development meeting. “He said governments move to develop clusters would see development trickle down to all its citizenry especially women who are often marginalized. Dr Phiri said Zambia is seeking support to develop the Gender Development Index in order for the country to measure its performance on reducing development inequalities. He also said government had this year set aside K25 million to go towards improving gender and social development,” Mwanza stated. She…...

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