Tags : ending child marriages

DAN CHURCH AID HAILS STAKEHOLDERS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CHILD

By  Jecina Chikwelete  Dan Church Aid has hailed various stakeholders for playing a vital role in fighting child marriages in Ntchisi district.  The organization’s Program Officer John Chawinga made particular mention of the Evangelical Association of Malawi, Press Trust and TEVETA who "helped in the implementation of initiatives aimed at ending child marriages in communities […]Read More

ACTION AID EMPLOY SPORTS TO END CHILD MARRIAGES

By Pemphero Malimba Action Aid Malawi has called on learners and students to utilize sporting activities to help curb child marriages.  The organization’s Cluster Program Manager for the Central Region Wongani Mugaba has also asked youths to report abuse in an effort aimed at bring to book perpetrators. In an interview Timveni, Mugaba sports events […]Read More

CHIEFS DRILLED ON ENDING CHILD MARRIAGES

By Kenson McCloud Timveni Child and Youth Media Organization in partnership with Plan International Malawi has equipped fourteen traditional leaders from Mulanje district with skills to help in the fight against child marriages. Through the 18-Plus Project, the chiefs had a learning visit in Machinga district where they shared notes with their counterparts under Senior […]Read More

COVID-19 AFFECTS THE FIGHT AGAINST CHILD MARRIAGES

By Esther Manduwa Stakeholders involved in protection of girls' rights have described Covid-19 as a setback in the fight against child marriages. This was highlighted over the weekend as Malawi joined the global community in celebrating International   Day of the Girl Child.   Timveni Child and Youth Media Organization, through its Executive Director Herbert […]Read More

KALIATI WORRIES OVER DELAY IN DEFILEMENT CASES

By Esther Manduwa Minister of Gender, Community Development and Social Welfare Patricia Kaliati has expressed concern over delay in finalizing rape and defilement cases. Speaking in an interview with Timveni Online, Kaliati cited Mulanje and Phalombe districts. Kaliati said the tendency is fueling hostility among community members. Patricia Kaliati stressed the need to have strong penalties […]Read More

GOMANI V IN FORE IN ENDING CHILD MARRIAGES

By Esther Manduwa Inkosi Gomani V of Ntcheu district says inclusion of traditional leaders is critical in ending child marriages. Gomani said the district has had its fair share of teen pregnancies and child marriages during the Covid-19 holidaywhen schools closed due to the pandemic. According to the District Social Welfare Office, Ntcheu has recorded […]Read More