No #CSE without Menstrual Health Hygiene

Call to Action: for ESA countries to accelerate the implementation of laws and policies on menstrual hygiene to end “period poverty” The #YouthPower Driving #ESA network urgently calls on the responsible governments in Sub-Saharan Africa to prioritise menstrual hygiene for Adolescent girls and young women. The stark reality is that many school-going young girls miss …

TRADITIONAL LEADERS FIGHTING CHILD MARIAGES

Aliness’ Story Aliness, is a 14-year-old young girl living in Petauke, Zambia.  In her village, young people face many challenges such as child marriages, teenage pregancies and child labour. Many girls, including me, and everyone who was married off at a young age are back in school because of the commitment of our village headman …

Restless Development Zambia Localised Strategic Plan 2020-2030

Unlocking the Potential of Youth-led Development through Youth Leadership The world has changed, Youth Power has changed and Restless Development has changed. Our new localised strategy recognises this, and sets out a path to support Youth Power in creating a better Zambia. Through Meaningful Youth Engagement and youth-led change, the Youth Collective, Gender Transformative, Community-Led …

Young people’s demand for accountability leads to construction of Maternity Wing.

Zambia, like many other Sub-Saharan African countries, is faced with a high burden of disease, especially maternal, child and adolescent health problems; communicable diseases (Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Tuberculosis (TB), COVID-19, among others, and a growing burden of noncommunicable diseases. Even though there has been progress in selected health indicators, particularly for maternal …

Child Justice Week Statement – Restless Development Zambia

Restless Development Zambia Statement on Child Justice Week We are thrilled to join the nationwide commemoration of Child Justice Week under the theme, “Collaborative Implementation of the Children’s Code Act: Transforming Child Justice in Zambia.” This event provides us with a critical platform to reflect on our collective commitment to safeguarding the rights and well-being …

5th African SDGs Summit

Restless Development Zambia attended the 5th African Youth SDGs Summit in Lusaka from August 14th-18th under the theme: Attaining the SDGs Through Youth Innovation And Financing For Inclusive Development In Africa. The summit brought together over a thousand youths, change makers under one roof from all corners of Africa unified and collectively determined to engage …

Restless Development Zambia Localised Strategic Plan 2022-2030

Unlocking the Potential of Youth-led Development through Youth Leadership The world has changed, Youth Power has changed and Restless Development has changed. Our new localised strategy recognises this, and sets out a path to support Youth Power in creating a better Zambia. Through our Meaningful Youth Engagement, Youth-led Change, the Youth Collective, Gender Transformative, Community-led …

Building Back Better- Advocating for an equitable recovery form Covid19

Africa Youth Partnership Youth-led Research Series by young people from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe The youth led research was conducted under the Africa Youth Partnership outlining various impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and the gaps in recovery processes in Kenya, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Whilst there have been …

Press Statement: Restless Development Zambia Supports Halt of Mining in Lower Zambezi National Park

Restless Development Zambia Stands with Young People in Support of Halt on Mining in Lower Zambezi National Park 2nd June 2023 Restless Development Zambia, a youth-serving organisation committed to empowering young people and promoting sustainable development, unequivocally expresses its unwavering support for the recent decision by the Zambian government to halt mining activities in the …