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Eliminating Gender Based Violence is Possible

Eliminating Gender Based Violence is Possible

Today, 25th November, is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. The United Nations General Assembly designated the day for countries and individuals ...

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UNHCR registers over 41,000 people in congested Dzaleka Refugee Camp

UNHCR registers over 41,000 people in congested Dzaleka Refugee Camp

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has registered a total of 41,109 refugees and asylum seekers in Dzaleka Refugee Camp, located in Dowa district. The ...

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Jalo Primary School gets easy access to clean water

Jalo Primary School gets easy access to clean water

Jalo Primary School is situated in Nkhotakota district, northern Malawi, and is home to 2,155 students (1,103 girls and 1,052 boys). In summer, the school ...

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Giving children hope through Children’s Corners

Giving children hope through Children’s Corners

Chikondi Children’s Corner is a colourful and vibrant Children’s Corner in Mchinji District. It has an exciting playground, with jungle gyms and swings, as well ...

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Building Awareness of Skills Training Options for Girls

Building Awareness of Skills Training Options for Girls

A TEVET student at DAPP Mikolongwe Vocational School, Beatrice Alfred, has urged girls to choose technical education if they want to be financially independent. Alfred ...

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Strengthening Technical College’s Approach to Creating Safe Learning Environment

Strengthening Technical College’s Approach to Creating Safe Learning Environment

Technical colleges across the country will now have guidelines for addressing misconduct, particularly forms of gender based violence. In the past, TEVET colleges had different approaches ...

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Perception Study on Social Norms around Violence Against Women and Girls launched

Perception Study on Social Norms around Violence Against Women and Girls launched

On 17th October 2019, UN Women launched the Perception Study on Social Norms around Violence Against Women and Girls in Malawi in Lilongwe. The aim ...

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Community radio stations fight malnutrition in Malawi

Community radio stations fight malnutrition in Malawi

Every Tuesday afternoon at 4 o‘clock, a group of ten—called the Nkondezi nutrition group—gathers around a mobile phone in Nkondezi primary school hall in Nkhata ...

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Build Back Better after Malawi Floods

Build Back Better after Malawi Floods

After the March 2019 floods, the World Food Programme is supporting 20,000 families to prevent future weather disasters. “My house was demolished, and my crops were ...

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Playing as one for better health, Malawi shines at UN All Africa Games

Playing as one for better health, Malawi shines at UN All Africa Games

Staff from UN agencies in Malawi participated in the 12th UN Africa Games which took place in Lusaka, Zambia, from 10th to 12th October 2019. ...

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