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10 July 2017
Statement
Every day, vulnerable women, especially those who are poor and are refugees, face social, economic and geographic obstacles to voluntary family planning services and information. Fifty years ago... Read more
29 June 2017
Feature Story
The Minister of Youth, Labour and Manpower development in Malawi with support from UNFPA launched the 2017 African Union theme “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth.”... Read more
6 June 2017
Statement
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 June 2017—With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his... Read more
22 May 2017
Dispatch
Lilongwe, Malawi - Every day she walks into the Fistula repair centre at Bwaila Hospital in Lilongwe with delight and hope to restore women’s dignity through Obstetric Fistula repairing. It is the... Read more
19 May 2017
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2017 Over the past year, I followed the total transformation of two women’s... Read more
16 May 2017
There is a special day every week that girls at Lifidzi Primary School in Salima district meet and make their sanitary pads using locally available materials. During such sessions, they are also... Read more
13 April 2017
In the News
Beyond processes: Tools for complete success storytelling
An innovation conceptualised in 2015 during the implementation the Gender Equality and Women Empowerment (GEWE) programme funded by the European Union (EU), the Malawi Country Office developed an M... Read more
24 March 2017
Dispatch
The 2015-16 Demographic and Health Survey-DHS- findings were recently released in Lilongwe where among key findings; the maternal mortality ratio has decreased from 675 to 439 per 100,000 live births... Read more
13 January 2017
In the News
It only takes her about 15 minutes to walk from her village, Sanyama to Katelera primary school. She is 15 years and is in standard seven.  She has one child who is twenty three months old. The child... Read more
10 November 2016
Dispatch
Having dropped out from Domasi Secondary school in Zomba while in form three in 2007, Daniel Kasekwe, 32 years old, had no other option but getting married to her long-time girlfriend, Jane.  They... Read more

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