Tags : street connected children

STREET CONNECTED CHILDREN SIDELINED IN POLIO VACCINATION

By Jecina Chikwelete  One of the country’s child rights activists has accused authorities of denying street connected children right to health.  Amos Chibwana raised the concern after observing that street connected children were sidelined during the polio vaccination campaign.   Chibwana underlined that, "street connected children deserve to enjoy all human rights as any other child."  […]Read More

SWEET AROMA FOR STREET CONNECTED CHILDREN

By Johans Mumba  The local non-governmental organization Sweet Aroma has managed to reach its destination in Kasungu district after launching a charity walk aimed at raising K3 Million  to go towards education of street connected children. It took three days to accomplish the mission after the initiative was launched in Lilongwe. Sweet Aroma Executive Director […]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

LACK OF COORDINATION DERAIL EFFORTS TO REMOVE STREET CONNECTED CHILDREN

By Aamon Butao Efforts to remove street connected children from the country’s towns and cities are being derailed by lack of coordination between government and stakeholders, a child rights activist has observed. The comments come against a background of previous plans by government to remove street connected children failing to bear fruits.  At the moment, […]Read More