Trans Bantu Zambia (TBZ) is a youth-led non-profit organisztion whose development objective is the improvement of the socioeconomic, political and legal status of trans-diverse and intersex people in Zambia.
Our VISION is a world where trans-diverse and intersex people enjoy human rights and effectively contribute to development in Zambia, where their society is well-informed about their experiences, and where they have space to demand equitable access to social opportunities and justice without fear, prejudice, and discrimination.
Our MISSION is to contribute to an enabling environment where trans-diverse and intersex people enjoy their full potential. This result can only be achieved through Advocacy, Education, Empowerment, and work with policy and law in Zambia. Established in 2008 and registered in 2012.
TBZ runs a variety of projects that aim to increase trans-diverse and intersex persons access to rights responsive public health, socio-economic, and cultural services in Zambia. Our key focus areas are public health, human rights advocacy, civic education, social inclusion and policy litigation.
The organization uses different channels to empower and educate key populations through providing gender affirming sexual and reproductive and mental health care services as well as addressing and documenting injustices that affect minority groups within the country.