World Pulse community member Nancy Handabile on her role in the Zambian edutainment drama Love Games.
Like many women in Zambia, when Ngoza Simwanza was pregnant with her firstborn child, she relied on a Traditional Birth Attendant to address complications. The consequences were dire. Today, she advocates for every woman to have access to safe medical care.
Dorcas N. Chewe was devastated when she and her two sons were diagnosed with HIV, but today she refuses to be defined by her status and is raising a family of activists.
In Zambia, women shoulder a disproportionate share of the HIV/AIDS burden. As a journalist and activist, World Pulse member Prudence Phiri seeks to halt the epidemic by upending entrenched power dynamics that place women at risk.
As a young child, 21-year-old Bwela Nchimunya Moombe lost her sister to HIV/AIDS. Today, she is an outspoken advocate for the rights of women in her community.