Tags : 16 days of activism

GBV CASES INCREASE BY 16% IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS

By Kenson McCloud  Government says it is concerned with the rising cases of gender-based violence in the country despite its various efforts and interventions to end the vice. The sentiments come as the country is set to the join the rest of the world in commemorating 16 Days of Activism commencing on 25th of November […]Read More

YOUTH URGED TO RISE UP AGAINST GBV

By Esther Manduwa In the wake of increased cases of abuse perpetrated against women and children, Plan International Malawi has challenged the country’s youths to rise up and make a difference using every arsenal in their possession.  The organization’s Interim Programs Director Thoko Lusinje emphasized inclusion of youths in initiatives aimed at bringing to an […]Read More

GVT CALLED TO ACT ON SRGBV

By Kenson McCloud Government has been called to adopt education policies aimed at reducing school-related gender based violence. This comes at a time when different stakeholders are leaving no stone unturned to prevent and eliminate violence against women and girls. Her Liberty Organisation says most school related gender based violence goes unreported as there is […]Read More

NYCOM LAUNCHES ‘MADOLO OJAKA’ PROJECT

The National Youth Council of Malawi has embarked on a project dubbed Madolo Ojaka which seeks to empower men and boys to combat gender based violence against girls and women. Speaking in Lilongwe on Thursday, Executive Director for NYCOM Dingiswayo Jere it is paramount to engage the male population as most perpetrators of abuse are […]Read More