Tags : ministry of gender

DPP CALLS FOR GOVT TO FULLY FUND MINISTRY OF GENDER

By Kenson McCloud  The opposition Democratic Progressive Party (Dpp) is challenging government to adequately fund initiatives under the Ministry of Gender, Community Development and Social Welfare aimed at protecting persons with albinism. The call follows the resurfacing of violence against persons with albinism in the country.   A 20-year-old man with albinism Ian Mahamba was found […]Read More

MP CHALLANGES MINISTER TO DO MORE ON CURBING TEEN MARRIAGES

By Aamon Butao Member of Parliament for Mwanza West Joyce Chitsulo says Malawi is failing in its war against child marriages and teen pregnancies despite several interventions. Citing Mwanza district, which over the Covid-19 period has witnessed more than a 380 child marriages and over 540 teen pregnancies, Chitsulo challenged the responsible Ministry to pull its […]Read More

GVT COMMITS TO CLEAR MINORS FROM STREETS

By Aamon Butao Government says its drive to remove street connected children from the country’s towns and cities is in full force. Minister of Gender, Community Development and Social Welfare Patricia Kaliati was speaking following previous flops by authorities to successfully carry out the plan.   "Government made a huge mistake of apprehending street connected […]Read More