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Charles Dinda, Chair Zambia Women and Girls Foundation

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Mr. Dinda holds a Masters Degree in Human Rights Law from University of Lusaka.

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

He is the national expert on access to justice and provides technical assistance to the European Union and German Corporation funded Programme for Enabling Access to Justice, Civil Society Participation and Transparency (EnACT) in Zambia. Besides this, he has a long history and expertise of working with state (justice institutions) and non-state institutions (civil society organisations and traditional justice institutions) both at community and national level in 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 Courts, a training program carried out in collaboration 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 traditional justice institutions in the following strategic areas:

  • Building the justice delivery capacity of state institutions and traditional and customary justice systems 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 CSOs providing legal aid 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, Mpile Office Park, 5th Floor, 74 Independence Avenue,

P.O Box 51597, Ridgeway, Lusaka, Zambia.

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