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Human rights partners bemoan delayed enactment of new Prison and Correctional Act

Human rights stakeholders have expressed concern over the delayed enactment of the new Prison and Correctional Act saying it is infringing on prisoners’ rights.

MACOHA for inclusive society through short films

Malawi Council for the Handicapped (MACOHA) has described Focus on Ability Short Film Festival initiative by Focus on Ability Society (FOAS) as crucial in achieving an inclusive society in Malawi.

Law Commission in child protection drive

The Malawi Law Commission has engaged Dedza based School Health and Nutrition (SHN) teachers and Primary Education Advisors (PEAs) on child and gender related laws to ensure that children are protected from all sorts of abuse.

CSO network condemns killing of police officer

Kasungu Civil Society Network has condemned the brutal killing of a police officer in the district, describing it as backward and cowardly conduct which has no room in a democracy.

Maula prison moves 58 young offenders for exams preparations

Maula prison has transferred 58 young offenders who are preparing for their Primary School Leaving Certificate, Junior Certificate of Education and Malawi School Certificate of Education examinations to Bvumbwe Young Offenders Rehabilitation Centre in Thyolo district due to lack of learning facilities at the prison.

Malawi Police Service women officers urged to be vibrant in fighting GBV

Members of Northern Region Police Women Network have been urged to take a leading role in fighting gender based violence (GBV) by ensuring that all perpetrators of GBV related crimes are brought to book.

CEWAG impressed with the status of the fight against GBV

Coalition for Empowerment of Women and Girls (CEWAG) has expressed satisfaction with the country’s performance in enhancing gender equality as the country commemorates 16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV).

LUANAR commemorates 16 days of activism against GBV

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) Deputy Vice Chancellor Agnes Mwangwela has explained the importance of  walking away from gender based violence to ensure that everyone enjoys the right to liberty and education at the campus. 

Mangochi men urged to open up on GBV  

Mangochi District has launched 16 days of activism against gender-based violence (GBV) with a call to men to open up in reporting GBV to relevant authorities as opposed to suffer in silence.

Malawi making strides in eliminating child labour, survey underway to gauge current trends

Malawi making strides in eliminating child labour, survey underway to gauge current trends

Ex-MYPs threaten to take unspecified action, hold vigil at Kamuzu Mausoleum

Former Malawi Young Pioneers (MYPs) have threatened that they will resort to action if their grievances are not resolved by December 2023.
Nthanda Times