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11 October 2022
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Sifa, 19, from Quissanga in Mozambique.

Disturbing rise in teenage pregnancy, child marriage, gender-based violence  and HIV infection in adolescent girls in East and Southern Africa ​​– we need to act collectively and with urgency

Girls’ sheer resilience in the face of adversity is cause for celebration this International Day of The Girl Child. While East and Southern Africa... Read more

29 September 2022
News
Director of Human Resources, Ms. Josephine Mbithi

Director of Human Resources visit excites UNFPA Malawi Country Office Staff

In September, the Malawi country office received a high level delegation consisting of the Director of Human Resources, Ms. Josephine Mbithi and the... Read more

7 September 2022
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Government hails UNFPA for its contribution to national development in Malawi

Government hails UNFPA for its contribution to national development in Malawi

UNFPA recently organized a mid-year programme review meeting, which brought together 28 implementing partners, including Government departments. The... Read more

7 September 2022
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The motorbikes will help the police reach hard to reach areas with GBV services

UNFPA donates motorcycles towards Malawi’s GBV fight

The United Nation Population Fund through the Spotlight Initiative handed over 120 motorcycles worth US$224,400 to the Ministry of Gender, Community... Read more

14 August 2022
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UNFPA commits to support the Parliamentary Caucus on Population and Sustainable Development

UNFPA commits to support the Parliamentary Caucus on Population and Sustainable Development

The National Assembly of Malawi, launched the Parliament Caucus on Population and Sustainable Development. Initially launched in 2017, the Caucus was... Read more

9 August 2022
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Digital tools supporting girls’ sexual and reproductive health and rights

Digital tools supporting girls’ sexual and reproductive health and rights

Lack of information on sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR) is one of the factors contributing to high teenage pregnancy rate in Malawi.... Read more

2 August 2022
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Championing girl child education

Village headman champions girls in education

Malawi is one of the countries in the world with high rates of child marriage. Although there is a law that prohibits young girls from getting... Read more

10 May 2022
News

Bursaries keep girls in school

UNFPA with support from KOICA, is implementing a project in Dedza and Mchinji, which seeks to increase adolescent girls’ access to integrated... Read more

30 March 2022
News

7 myths about unintended pregnancy debunked

Half. That is the alarmingly high proportion of pregnancies that girls and women do not deliberately choose. The neglected crisis of unintended... Read more

29 March 2022
News

Making shelters safer for women and girls through ‘safe spaces’

During emergencies, women and girls face heightened risk of gender based violence. In Malawi, the Spotlight Initiative is piloting ‘safe spaces’ in... Read more

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