Malawi

Alliance Focal Point Organization: NGO Gender Coordinating (NGOGCN)
Contact Person: Emma Kaliya
Postal Address: A225 Lilongwe,Malawi
Email: ekaliya@humanrights.mw, emmakaliya@yahoo.co.uk
Telephone: +265 882 5376

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SADC Gender Protocol Barometer 2013 Malawi

27 November 13
Regional relevance: Malawi
The Malawi 2013 Gender Protocol Barometer is the fifth annual tracking report of the country's performance against the 28 targets of the SGP set for 2015. The Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance, represented in Malawi by NGO Coordination Network (NGOCN) has conducted this audit annually. [read more]

Malawi Barometer 2013: Chapter11 Gender and climate change

27 November 13
Regional relevance: Malawi
Climate change will affect all countries but its impacts will be spread differently among different regions and different groups of people. Malawi is prone to floods and prolonged drought. [read more]

Malawi Barometer 2013: Chapter 10 Implementation

27 November 13
Regional relevance: Malawi
Malawi ratified the SADC Gender Protocol in April 2013. The country is set to align its policy and action plan to the SGP. A Ministry of Gender, Child Welfare and Community Development coordinates gender mainstreaming within line ministries [read more]

Malawi Barometer 2013: Chapter 9 Media, information and communication

27 November 13
Regional relevance: Malawi
The main findings of the GMPS media monitoring conducted in Malawi in 2009/2010 shows that the community media is doing better than other forms of media. There are more women sources in the community media (23%) than public media (21%) and private media (20%). The findings show that community media gives access to... [read more]

Malawi Barometer 2013: Chapter 8 Peace building and conflict resolution

27 November 13
Regional relevance: Malawi
Overall, citizens scored the government 53% in terms of progress towards meeting the targets on peace building and conflict resolution in the SADC Gender Protocol. There is no SGDI score for this sector. [read more]
 
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Polygamy continues to disempower women

20 August 13
Regional relevance: Malawi, Southern Africa (SADC)
In tattered clothes, with a festering wound on her neck, Maria Daidi balances a bag of charcoal on her head and holds the hands of her three young children as she walks down a local street. "I sell charcoal to earn a living for the children and myself. My husband has stopped supporting me and he has another wife.... [read more]
 

Activists call on President Banda to drive gender equality

20 August 13 | (1) Comment
Regional relevance: Malawi, Southern Africa (SADC)
The Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance has called on President Joyce Banda, the only woman head of state in the region, to lead from the front in the struggle for gender equality as she assumes the chair of SADC Heads of State Summit that kicks off today in Lilongwe. In her key note address at the 10th... [read more]
 

Efforts to curb climate change must include women

20 August 13
Regional relevance: Malawi
Wilson Millanzi, a family man who does business at Golomoti Trading Centre in Dedza explains that deforestation is silently contributing to gender-based violence in rural areas, because their culture forces women to get firewood and many are unprotected walking long distances. "It is indeed high time we think of... [read more]
 

Sex workers want protection

20 August 13
Regional relevance: Malawi, Southern Africa (SADC)
The SADC Heads of State Summit means big business for Ani*, a sex worker who serves at least three clients a night in Lilongwe's social hotspot-Bwandilo. She has a chance to earn some Rands and Dollars, but has to compete with her counterparts from Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique who also work in various parts of... [read more]
 

Transforming police services to support women

20 August 13
Regional relevance: Malawi, Southern Africa (SADC)
Pushpa Jamieson, journalist, media trainer and gender activist recounts walking down the corridors of Area Three Police Station in Lilongwe two years ago. Jamieson went there to source information for an article on gender-based violence (GBV) and the police's Victim Support Unit. In the time she was there, she felt... [read more]
 
 
 
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