VICE-PRESIDENT Mutale Nalumango has challenged women to take keen interest in politics, saying women’s political participation results in tangible gains for democracy, including greater responsiveness to citizens’ needs. The Vice-President was speaking during the fourth Forum for Zambia Women Accountants (FZWA) national symposium held at Mulungushi international conference centre, Thursday, under the theme “driving change – choose to challenge’’. Vice-President Nalumango said the low levels of female political representation in Zambia were considered to undermine the quality of the country’s democracy. “Zambia has a very low proportion of women in parliament and is considered to be the lowest in sub Saharan Africa. The low levels of female political representation in Zambia are considered to undermine the quality of the country’s…...

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