Tags : GBV

GBV AGAINST MEN ON THE RISE

By Meclina Chirwa  The country has registered more than a thousand cases of abuse perpetrated against men over the first half of the year. That is according to figures from the Malawi Police Service which show 1778 complaints were recorded between January and July. Speaking to Timveni, Victim Support Unit Desk Officer Gift Likoswe urged […]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

MPS DECRIES OFFICERS INSENSITIVE CONDUCT OVER GBV

By Aamon Butao The Malawi Police Service has condemned unprofessional conduct by some Police officers when handling gender based violence cases.  Senior Deputy Commissioner of Police Lenford Kamphika was speaking on Wednesday in Dowa district during the opening of a three-day workshop on gender transformative curriculum training organized by Tithetse Nkhanza Program. Kamphika said "it […]Read More