990 – The 990 Talkline is a confidential 24-hour helpline that is available toll free on the Airtel, MTN, and Zamtel networks throughout Zambia – This helpline provides support services and links on all health issues. You can chat to them about body worries and sexual health concerns, HIV/AIDS, get a list of HIV testing facilities, medical male circumcision or just concerns and fears you have. This line is run under CHAMP.

878 – Zambia U- Report SMS Platform under CHAMP – this is a text facility platform that lets you ask questions and get answers via text. To become a U reporter you need to type “join” and send it to 878.

5600 – Marie Stopes Zambia and Blue Star (mahala with Airtel and MTN).

933 – For abuse and violence contact this Helpline under Lifeline Zambia.

116 – Child Helpline under Lifeline Zambia.


There is a Victim Support Unit and Gender Desk at every police station. They are there to help you.

Find a responsible adult you trust: Try your church pastor or layman, school guidance and counselling clubs, a teacher or family member.