Golden Results at AU Region 5 Judo Games

Congratulations to the Zambian National Judo Team for their shining performance at the Africa Union Sports Council Region 5 Tournament in Manzini, Swaziland happening this week. They so far have 5 gold medals by Nokutula Banda, Lungowe Chindele, Naomi Zungu, Simon Zulu and Joshua Nyondo and 3 silver medals by Florence Mupeta, Taonga Soko and David Chisenga. These Games are also qualifiers for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Financial Literacy Week: Goal Activities

The first session was held on 17thMarch 2015 in Kalingalinga with 31 girls aged between 9 and 18 of age of the EduSport Kalingalinga Sport Club who participate in Netball and Football teams were engaged in a group discussion and question…

Women Sport Leaders At Vital Voices Mentoring Walk

The 2015 Vital Voices Global Mentoring Walk in Zambia was held on 9th March 2015 in Lusaka led by Flag Bearer Lumbiwe assisted by VVLead Fellows Sandra Ndona and Lombe Mwambwa who is General Secretary of NOWSPAR. NOWSPAR convene's a Women in Sport Leadership Network (WSLN) A platform for leadership development, mentoring, networking and advocacy. Through this Network, NOWSPAR supported Lombe to participate in the Vital Voices Mentoring Walk.

 Three Leaders participated including Ms. Matilda Mwaba, Ms. Norena Chiteba and Ms. Aya Noguchi.

 Ms. Matilda Mwaba (Founder of NOWSPAR and Current Africa Representative to the International Working Group on Women…

IWD2015: Goal Girls Make It Happen!

We held our 8th Annual Women’s Sports Day on 7th March 2015 at the National Sorts Development Centre (NASDEC) with over 300 girls and women participating in sport, dance and financial literacy sessions. The theme of the celebration was ‘Gender is a Sports Agenda’ in order to highlight the importance of addressing gender issues within and through sport.

Making It Happen

This year, we hosted the Women’s Sports Day in partnership with the National Sports Council of Zambia (NSCZ), we have done this before but for the first time the NSCZ provided the majority of the funding to implement this event, a step forward…

Shepolopolo: Speaking Out is Patriotic

[Lusaka] NOWSPAR Executive Director Matilda Mwaba's statement on the Women's National Football Team Allowances.

The Women’s National Football Team participation in the Africa Championships in Windhoek, Namibia is one of the best moments for women in football in Zambia. This is an indicator of the progress that we are making as a Country in the development of women’s football.

It is common knowledge that the participation of women in sport in Zambia is disproportionately low and from our work over the years, we have learnt that contributing factors include limited resources, gender bias and negative stereotypes.

On behalf of my…