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Almost Half a Million Women and Girls Affected By Floods In Malawi

Almost Half a Million Women and Girls Affected By Floods In Malawi

Almost half a million women and girls are in need of sexual and reproductive health services in Malawi, following the recent floods caused by tropical cyclone Idai, which have affected 14 out of the 28 districts. Persistent heavy rains have affected close to one million people and left 56 people dead, following the onset of […]

Joyce Banda To Withdraw From Presidential Race

Joyce Banda To Withdraw From Presidential Race

People’s Party (PP) national executive committee (NEC) members are meeting at the residence of former president Joyce Banda to discuss a possible electoral combination with Malawi Congress Party (MCP) to compete as one force in the coming elections continue, Nyasa Times understands. Joyce Banda has let PP national executive committee members to meet and discuss […]

Ministry Of Gender To Commemorate International Women’s Day In Malawi

Ministry Of Gender To Commemorate International Women’s Day In Malawi

Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare will join the international community in commemorating the International Women’s Day which falls on March 8, annually in order to appreciate the role that women play in a society. In Malawi, this year’s event will be held at Namitete Secondary School Ground in Lilongwe under the theme, […]

People With Albinism Protest In Malawi As Attacks Spike Ahead Of Polls In Malawi

People With Albinism Protest In Malawi As Attacks Spike Ahead Of Polls In Malawi

 Protesters took to the streets in Malawi’s capital on Wednesday to demand the government step up protection for people with albinism following a spate of murders and attacks driven by an underground trade in their body parts for black magic.   The march comes amid fears that people with albinism could be at increased risk […]

Teacher’s Initiative Redefines Girl Empowerment In Malawi

Teacher’s Initiative Redefines Girl Empowerment In Malawi

 Mercy Adam was in Standard 8 the time When Mother is a Child (WMC) project folded. In her view, phasing out the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Malawi bankrolled project in Mulanje four years ago meant dashed hopes in her education pursuit. To Mercy, there was no more future as the support she hoped […]

World Vision Malawi Gives Flood-Affected Families Relief

World Vision Malawi Gives Flood-Affected Families Relief

World Vision Malawi presented sheets for temporary shelters and chlorine for treating water to people in eight villages whose homes were washed away by flood in Chikwawa districts.The floods demolished homes and household items, as well as washed away crops and livestock. Roads and bridges have been destroye and people’s access to clean, safe water […]

President Mutharika Calls For Respect And Protection Of Women

President Mutharika Calls For Respect And Protection Of Women

President Peter Mutharika has urged the citizenry to put to an end various acts of abuse happening in the country, especially to women. He made the call Sunday during his whistle stop tour conducted in selected constituencies in Lilongwe. Mutharika, who is the torch bearer for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party 9DPP) in the forthcoming […]

Sexual Assaults Still Not Reported In Mangochi, Malawi

Sexual Assaults Still Not Reported In Mangochi, Malawi

 Despite efforts by authorities to sensitise communities to report sexual assaults, most individuals in Mangochi still do not report such cases to authorities for purposes of prosecution. National Programmes Coordinator for Malawi Sexual Reproductive Health Alliance, Hastings Saka told Malawi News Agency Thursday during the training of 20 youth leaders in the district on reporting […]

FGM Entices Young Girls Into Early Sex, Marriage, And Teenage Pregnancy

FGM Entices Young Girls Into Early Sex, Marriage, And Teenage Pregnancy

In rural Malawi, families send girls as young as 12 years old for “initiation,” a traditional, cultural practice that marks a child’s entry into adulthood. But child rights campaigners say the ritual entices young girls into early sex, marriage, and teenage pregnancy — forcing many to drop out of school. One local organization is seeking […]

For A Working Society We Need Women, Girls And The Youths

For A Working Society We Need Women, Girls And The Youths

The CCAP Synod of Livingstonia’s Church and Society says Malawi needs to invest massively in youths and women if its goal of realising social-economic and political growth is to achieved. Happy Mhango, monitoring, evaluation and learning manager at Church and Society said in Karonga ahead of a 10 year long multimillion kwacha project the society […]

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