Civic leader speaks out on Gender Based Violence

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Civic leader speaks out on Gender Based Violence

Nakonde, February 26, ZANIS ——- A Civic leader in Nakonde district of Muchinga Province has advised men and women in the country to desist from any acts of Gender Based Violence (GBV) in their homes

Nakonde District Council Chairman Leonard Mukwasa said this when he graced a colourful wedding ceremony of an Isoka based police officer  Dominic Lwanga who tied knots with Precious Chikwane  in Nakonde over the weekend.

Mr Mukwasa advised the newly wedded couple to always sing about love and peace in their marriage and not violence. 

Mr Mukwasa who is also Nakonde Central PF Ward Councillor said that couples should always be good helpers to each other and not tools for violence.

He cautioned men not to be treating their spouses as punching bags but treat them as partners in development for the rest of their lives.

Mr Mukwasa also advised women to be faithful and honest to their husbands in order to create harmony and peace in their homes.

He added that lack of respect and love for each other in marriage brings enmity and violence in society adding that there could be no meaningful development in communities in the absence of peace in homes.

He further said that he was very delighted to see young ones getting married in a dignified way that gives respect and great excitement to every parent in the in society.