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Equality for Women is Progress for All

International Women’s Day: Equality for Women is Progress for All March 8, 2014 Press Statement: Today, on International Women’s Day, the United Nations (UN) joins Malawi and the people of the world in celebrating the progress made for women’s rights, empowerment Read More

WFP, UNICEF partner for young children

As a caregiver at Nchalo Community Based Childcare Centre (CBCC) in Chikhwawa district, Yana is inspired to see children get the best start in their earliest years of life. And her work just got more exciting. A new WFP-UNICEF partnership Read More

165,000 benefit from UN joint food security programme

Working as one to improve farmers’ livelihoods, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) joined government staff and NGO partners in a field monitoring exercise to assess crop performance under a six-month Central Emergency Rehabilitation Project. Read More

Agriculture Ministry undertakes Gender Audit

UN Women in collaboration with the Department of Agricultural Extension Services undertook a Gender Audit of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security. The overall goal of the Gender Audit was to assess the capacities, challenges and potentials for mainstreaming Gender, Read More

Four year wait for a walk

Even a closer look at her is not enough to help you ascertain her real age. Until somebody tells you her age, you are likely to miss it. In fact, you would think she is still months old. And when Read More