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FISD Drills Mother Groups In Sanitary Pad Making

FISD Drills Mother Groups In Sanitary Pad Making

 Foundation for irrigation and Sustainable Development (FISD) through Sustainable Participatory Initiative for Secondary Education Support (SPISES) project has challenged mother groups in the country to enhance their participation in activities that promote girls education. SPISES on Monday organized a one day orientation workshop to orient mother groups on menstrual hygiene management and sanitary pad making […]

Camfed Donates Learning Materials To Chiradzulu Needy Girls

Camfed Donates Learning Materials To Chiradzulu Needy Girls

Campaign for Female Education (Camfed) has donated learning materials to needy Secondary School girls in Chiradzulu to promote their education. Speaking after receiving the donation on behalf of the students, Teacher Mentor at Masalani Community Day Secondary School (CDSS), Mercy Mapemba thanked Camfed for the donation which she said was timely. “Needy students always struggle. […]

Kabwila Hails Female MPs For Good Performance In Development

Kabwila Hails Female MPs For Good Performance In Development

 Chairperson for the Women Parliamentary Caucus, Jessie Kabwila has commended fellow women parliamentarians for initiating various development projects aimed at improving the living standards of their communities. She made the observation Wednesday when together with her fellow members of the Caucus toured development projects in Mulanje West, whose parliamentarian is Patricia Kaliati. Kabwila commended the […]

Investing In Young Talent In Malawi

Investing In Young Talent In Malawi

Rehema is quiet and soft-spoken, introducing herself shyly when we first meet at her high school in Namwera, in rural Malawi. She sees that I have a stack of notes and questions that I want to ask her about her life and education. She asks to look at my notes, and I can tell that […]

Malawi Gets U.S.$259,000 Britain Funding To Fight Abuse Of Women And Girls

Malawi Gets U.S.$259,000 Britain Funding To Fight Abuse Of Women And Girls

Malawi has received a boost in addressing the increased cases of the Gender Based Violence (GBV) with financial assistance from the British government through the Department for International Development (DFID) with a maximum of £19 million (MK18,679,961,152). Head of DFID in Malawi Jen Marshall said in a statement seen by Nyasa Times on Friday that […]

Women Control Over Land Improves Food Security In Karonga

Women Control Over Land Improves Food Security In Karonga

 Women in Karonga have hailed Evangelical Association of Malawi (EAM) for ensuring that women have access and control over land, a development they say has enhanced food security in their homes. Speaking recently on the sidelines of training for 25 lead facilitators, one participant, Leah Mubisa, said through EAM’s Right to Food Project, households acquire […]

After Avoiding Early Marriage, Woman Provides Free Education To Rural Girls

After Avoiding Early Marriage, Woman Provides Free Education To Rural Girls

Atsikana Pa Ulendo (APU) is a symbol of hope for girls from poor families. “My parents could not afford to pay my school fees to any other secondary school because they are poor and don’t work,” says student Emily Galeta. “They are only peasant farmers who don’t earn enough from farming. “ Emily is among […]

VP Chilima Calls For Action Against Gbv

VP Chilima Calls For Action Against Gbv

 Vice President Saulosi Chilima captured during the launch of ending violence against women and girls in Lilongwe-pic by Lisa Kadango Vintulla The Vice President of Malawi Saulosi Chilima says government will continue to put in place mechanisms in all sectors to ensure that legal and strategic frameworks on gender based violence related laws are effectively […]

PACENET Gears For 50-50 Political Representation In Malawi

PACENET Gears For 50-50 Political Representation In Malawi

Pan African Civic Educators Network (PACENET), with funding from the United Nations (UN) Women, is developing a gender transformative training manual aimed at equipping local governance structures with skills to mobilize women for political leadership positions. The manual, which is to be released late this month, is set to identify key issues that work against […]

By-Laws To Keep Girls In School Developed In Mkanda, Mchinji Of Malawi

By-Laws To Keep Girls In School Developed In Mkanda, Mchinji Of Malawi

 In a bid to stop girls from dropping out of school and enable them complete their education, chiefs and community leaders in Traditional Authority Mkanda in Mchinji district have developed by- laws to keep girls in school. The by- laws championed by Sub Traditional Authority (STA) Pitala were developed after she noted a high rate […]

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