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NGO - GCN Tackles GBV in Mzimba Through Women

Non-Governmental Organization - Gender Coordination Network - NGO - GCN has hailed the formation of women forums saying they are crucial in the fight against gender-based violence perpetrated against women and girls in the country.

Oxfam Malawi and Misa Malawi for More Awareness on ATI Law

Oxfam in Malawi has partnered with MISA Malawi to popularise the Access to Information Law which came in operation in September 2020.

47 Percent of People in Rumphi Have Once Suffered GBV

A baseline study conducted in some parts of Rumphi has revealed that male dominance on social issues continues to be a major hindrance in dealing with gender-based violence-related issues in the district.

WACRAD Empowers Youths Through Technical and Vocational Skills

When 32-year old Peter Ngwira of Vulakayini Ngwenya Village in the area of Inkosi Mmbelwa finished his secondary school education at Edingeni community day secondary school he found life tough going.

LISAP's Every Girl Empowered Project Changing lives in Mzimba

 

Some jobs are seen as being only for men. Take bricklaying, carpentry and joinery, cell phone repairing, and of course dish installation.

Likoma And Chizumulu Islanders To Smile for Potable Water

Likoma and Chizumulu residents can now afford a smile following a 20% reduction of utility and new connection fee for water supply after Likoma district council signed a one-year renewable contract of K10 million borehole fund to subsidize utility bills of over 2000 customers and boost the operations of the Water Users Associations (WUAs) on both Islands.

Salima Sugar Company Covid-19 Whistle Blowers Fired

Salima Sugar Company has fired two of its employees over allegations that they had made public wrong information about covid-19 preventive measures being followed at the institution in April and May this year.

We Won't Go - Chitipa District Hospital Junior Workers

Disgruntled Junior workers at Chitipa district hospital have vowed not to relocate to rural health facilities following a posting instruction from the hospital management after they queried over alleged misuse of government vehicles and lack of promotions.

UN Impressed With Interventions To End GBV In Malawi

The UN Resident Coordinator says she is impressed with work being done by non-state actors under the spotlight initiative to rid the country of gender-based violence which has a negative bearing on development.

Prison Reforms Vital For Malawi- Psychiatrists

A Mental health expert has suggested that Malawi should have more reformatory services in its prisons for effective reformation of inmates.

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