In presenting some facts and figures about the position of women in Zambia, I am fully aware of the limitations to such an approach. Obviously Zambian women live in a stratified society, and this should influence the way my statistics are used.
This article presents the results of a research that was done in Zambia aimed at assessing the readiness and willingness of different stakeholders (citizens and businesses) to engage in e-Government. Since e-Government is a multi-dimensional phenomenon, its analysis and measurement also call for a multivariate approach.
In order to attain national development, the role played by information in the process cannot be denied. In fact, information does not diminish if shared but rather improves the state of the one who receives it. Countries that have invested in information as a tool for national development have a lot of stories to share with those that have not done so.
In the past three decades new constitutions have been developed in many parts of the world, often in the aftermath of conflicts, but also in response to demands for more democratic political systems or for the resolution of institutional crises. In these processes, the international community often plays an important role.