Charles Dinda, Chair Zambia Women and Girls Foundation

Mr. Dinda holds a degree in Bachelor of Laws from University of Lusaka, and is a student in Master of Laws.

He works for the Danish Institute for Human Rights in Zambia as Senior Legal Advisor.

He is the national expert on access to justice under a project called Community Justice Project (CJP) and now provides technical assistance to the European Union and German Corporation funded Programme for Legal Empowerment and Enhanced Justice Delivery (PLEED) in Zambia, . Besides this, he has a long history and expertise of working with civil society organisations both at community and national level in rural Zambia.

Mr. Dinda holds various qualifications in justice delivery, legal aid and human rights. He has long years of practical experience in Parallelism, Human Rights Advocacy Skills Training and HIV in Sub Saharan Africa. He is also a national trainer for Local Court Magistrates, a training program carried out in corroboration with the Directorate of Local Courts at the High Court of Zambia.

He has many years of unique expertise which has contributed greatly in the development and training of state institutions, CSOs and communities in the following strategic areas:

  • Building the justice delivery capacity of state institutions and traditional and customary justice system in Zambia

  • Developing innovative cooperation models and linkages between formal justice institutions and customary justice institutions

  • Specialising in legal aid and capacity development of paralegals and paralegal CSOs in Zambia:

  • Institutional and strategic development of CSOs, organisational planning, project monitoring and evaluation

Mr. Dinda also provides consultancy to a number of CSOs working with women and children across the country such as: National Legal Aid Clinic for Women, Plan International, World Vision International, Law and development Association, Young Women Christian Association, Eastern Province Women Development Association, Mansa Women development Association, Community Based Orphans Support Programme and Rising Fountains Development Program.

His contacts are email:-   

Mobile:- (+26) 0979101671

Work address:- Danish Institute for Human Rights, GIZ Offices, Plot 144, Mwambula Road, Jesmondine,

Private Bag RW 37X, Lusaka, Zambia.