JUSTICE Minister Mulambo Haimbe says it will not be necessary to introduce fresh laws that will compel political parties to adopt women, as the existing legislation only needs to be strengthened. The Non-governmental Gender Organisations’ Coordinating Council (NGOCC) has demanded for a law that will compel political parties to adopt women so as to narrow the widening gender inequalities in the political space. But in an interview, Haimbe said technocrats needed to take advantage of the ongoing constitution review process and enhance laws that would prioritise women in the political space. “I think there is already legislation and also international treaties which we are party to. They require a certain degree of preference where the justification used in the law…...

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