Say What? Drama as Zambian Government Declares Holiday for Women During Menstruation

Date: 05-01-2017 11:09 am (4 years ago) | Author: Giwa bayo
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The Zambian government has reportedly declared a compulsory one day holiday for women during their monthly menstrual period. The provision in the country’s labour law allows female workers to take off one day a month known as Mother’s Day during their menstruation period. BBC is reporting that the law applies to all women, whether or not they have children. The development has, however, sparked some controversies as some think it is a good idea while others see it as uncalled for.
One Ndekela Mazimba, who works in public relations, told The Television station: “I think it’s a good law because women go through a lot when they are on their menses (periods).
“I am neither married nor do I have children but I take my Mother’s Day every month because of my gruelling period pains. “You might find that on the first day of your menses, you’ll have stomach cramps – really bad stomach cramps. You can take whatever painkillers but end up in bed the whole day. “And sometimes, you find that someone is irritable before her menses start, but as they progress, it gets better. “So, in my case, it’s just the first day to help when the symptoms are really bad.”

Meanwhile, on her part, Mutinta Musokotwane-Chikopela said, “There are already too many holidays in Zambia and this one is uncalled for as women in Zambia do not need to make prior arrangements to be absent from work, but can simply call in on the day to say they are taking Mother’s Day.”

Posted: at 5-01-2017 11:09 AM (4 years ago) | Hero
- benosky4 at 5-01-2017 11:34 AM (4 years ago)
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Noted,
But this woman right is becoming increasingly unfair

Posted: at 5-01-2017 11:34 AM (4 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- gogoman at 5-01-2017 11:49 AM (4 years ago)
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in my world women don't need to work before any way!!
Posted: at 5-01-2017 11:49 AM (4 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- james987 at 5-01-2017 12:03 PM (4 years ago)
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At the end.. Na flexing time parol be that.
Posted: at 5-01-2017 12:03 PM (4 years ago) | Hero
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- cruzita at 5-01-2017 12:29 PM (4 years ago)
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God abeg touch buhari mind make him declare this kind of holiday, na this type of holiday I dey fine.
so that I go dey get myself before I start work again.
Posted: at 5-01-2017 12:29 PM (4 years ago) | Upcoming
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- cruzita at 5-01-2017 12:30 PM (4 years ago)
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God abeg touch buhari mind make him declare this kind of holiday, na this type of holiday I dey fine.
so that I go dey get myself before I start work again.
Posted: at 5-01-2017 12:30 PM (4 years ago) | Upcoming
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- jerrydon7 at 5-01-2017 02:10 PM (4 years ago)
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Quote from: cruzita on  5-01-2017 12:30 PM
God abeg touch buhari mind make him declare this kind of holiday, na this type of holiday I dey fine.
so that I go dey get myself before I start work again.

No be laziness dey worry una, so how would government know when ladies are menstrating self?     Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh?
Posted: at 5-01-2017 02:10 PM (4 years ago) | Upcoming
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- akinmanchy at 5-01-2017 03:59 PM (4 years ago)
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That one sef good

Posted: at 5-01-2017 03:59 PM (4 years ago) | Hero
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- osarobo62 at 5-01-2017 04:57 PM (4 years ago)
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good idea....one day a month to rest because of acute pains is good.
Posted: at 5-01-2017 04:57 PM (4 years ago) | Hero
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- chukkychukky at 6-01-2017 09:23 AM (4 years ago)
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ok

Posted: at 6-01-2017 09:23 AM (4 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- ellagabs at 6-01-2017 09:54 AM (4 years ago)
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menstruation na 1day? abegi... uncalled for jare!
Posted: at 6-01-2017 09:54 AM (4 years ago) | Newbie
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- yawa_don_gas at 12-01-2017 03:07 AM (4 years ago)
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Please please hold on, why e be say everywhere I take even when I wan hide yawa dey there?

Why why?

Yawa life, yawa goes on
Posted: at 12-01-2017 03:07 AM (4 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- BournIdentity at 16-01-2017 03:15 AM (4 years ago)
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Them try,,,, dem no get work

Lyf na from phase to face..
Posted: at 16-01-2017 03:15 AM (4 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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