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UN For Promotion Of Gender Equality For Acceleration Of SDGs

UN For Promotion Of Gender Equality For Acceleration Of SDGs

The United Nations (UN) resident coordinator Maria Jose Torres has called for increased efforts in the promotion of gender equality as a means of achieving the global set targets of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). UN resident representative Maria Jose Torres speaking at the meeting UN resident representative Maria Jose Torres and other officials during the […]

Women Protest Against Sexual Violence in Malawi

Women Protest Against Sexual Violence in Malawi

Women rallied to protest against widespread rape and sexual abuse as they marked the global ‘She Decides Day’ Dozens of women took to the streets of Malawi’s capital on Monday to protest against sexual violence after a series of alleged police assaults on women last year. About 90 protesters, most of them women, marched through […]

UN Women, Malawi Govt Strategise For Status Of Women In New York

UN Women, Malawi Govt Strategise For Status Of Women In New York

Women empowerment and gender experts have converged in Lilongwe to prepare for this year’s global United Nations (UN) Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) meeting, which is scheduled to take place in New York in the United States of America. The Malawi Government is hosting the delegates, which include leaders of civil society organisations […]

Malawi Scores Highly On Global 90 – 90:90 HIV Targets

Malawi Scores Highly On Global 90 – 90:90 HIV Targets

Malawi has beaten the United Nations Programme on HIV and Aids (UNAids) global HIV targets, a development that has given hope to the players that the country could be on the right path towards eradicating the epidemic by 2030. Dr Nyirenda telling journalists how Malawi is fairing.- Photo by Watipaso Mzungu, Nyasa Times Dr Tenthani […]

Women MPs Pin Down IG Mwapasa Over Malawi Police Rape Spree

Women MPs Pin Down IG Mwapasa Over Malawi Police Rape Spree

Acting police Inspector General Duncan Mwapasa on Wednesday faced parliament’s Women Caucus which wanted to find out how far the police have gone with their inquiry on the infamous Nsundwe rapes. Mwapasa has conceded the police have not yet interviewed the victims of the alleged rapes at Nsundwe, Mpingu and M’bwatalika. “We are finding it […]

Malawi College of Medicine Probes ‘Sex for Degrees’

Malawi College of Medicine Probes ‘Sex for Degrees’

College of Medicine has swiftly moved in to investigate reports that some of its lecturers were luring female students into sex for better grades during examinations. The investigations follow serious allegations in social media platforms, with some reports naming the suspected lecturers. The college said it has since instituted an independent inquiry into the allegations. […]

Ministry of Gender Condemns Malawi Police Officers Over Sexual Exploitation

Ministry of Gender Condemns Malawi Police Officers Over Sexual Exploitation

The Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare on Thursday issued a statement to condemn allegations by rights groups that Malawi police officers raped women, defiled girls and tortured them during demonstrations in Lilongwe over presidential election results. Riots broke out last week at Nsundwe- a trading outpost west of the capital Lilongwe – […]

Police Sexually Abuse Women In Malawi

Police Sexually Abuse Women In Malawi

Scores of women and girls around Msundwe, M’bwatalika and Mpingu Trading Centres in Lilongwe have reported being sexually abused by the Malawi Police officers, Nyasa Times has learned. The NGO Gender Coordination Network (NGO-GCN) has also said it is deeply disheartened by allegations of rape, defilement and torture of innocent women and girls in the […]

Malawi A Beacon Of Hope In Battle Against Gender Violence

Malawi A Beacon Of Hope In Battle Against Gender Violence

AT a time the abuse of women and children reach crisis levels in the region and beyond, Malawi has come out as an exception. Breakthroughs follow high levels of prosecution and justice for victims as well as the annulment of child marriages. The success stories in the northern Mzimba and central Ntchisi are the culmination […]

UN Women Laments Gender Disparities At Malawi Immigration Department

UN Women Laments Gender Disparities At Malawi Immigration Department

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has Country Representative, Clara Anyangwe, has lamented poor representation of female employees in decision-making positions in the Department of Immigration and Citizenship Services. She has since challenged the department to empower female employees to enable them to take an active role in […]

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