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21 March 2022

Family planning empowering families

Low uptake of family planning services in Malawi threatens the ability of women to build a better future for themselves, their families and their... Read more

16 March 2022

Men and boys take lead in GBV fight

In many communities in Malawi, incidences of gender based violence are extremely high. And the perpetrators are normally men and boys. In one... Read more

7 March 2022

Women and girls pay a heavy price during conflicts and emergencies

More than 1.7 million people, mostly women and children, have now fled from their homes in Ukraine to neighbouring countries. For them, displacement... Read more

4 March 2022

Women and youth take climate action in Malawi

In Malawi, rapid population growth is exerting pressure on the already besieged environment. Every year, thousands of hectares of forest are chopped... Read more

21 February 2022

Helping fistula survivors to become self-reliant

Obstetric fistula often leads to chronic medical problems, depression, social isolation and deepening poverty. In Malawi, it is estimated that 0.6... Read more

16 February 2022

UNFPA offers hope to Tropical Storm Ana survivors

When Tropical Storm Ana hit Nsanje district in Malawi, thousands fled to upland camps for safety due to widespread flooding. In the camps, the flood... Read more

10 February 2022

Displaced people lauds UNFPA response in disaster hit district

The effects of Tropical Ana Storm are still being felt in Malawi weeks after it made landfall in neighbouring Mozambique. Many people in the country... Read more

7 February 2022

Cyclone Ana: Young people face grim future in camps

Young people living in shelters for displaced people are facing various challenges after Cyclone Ana destroyed their homes and livelihoods. UNFPA is... Read more

2 February 2022

Cyclone Ana pose threats to maternal health in Malawi

In Malawi, Tropical Storm ANA caused heavy flooding due to a lot of heavy rainfall and strong winds destroying property and displacing thousands. The... Read more

2 February 2022
Deborah received a torch and can now study in the evening ©UNFPA/Joseph Scott

UNFPA empowering youth to tackle GBV in camps

Tropical Storm Ana, and subsequently Cyclone Gombe have battered southern Malawi, bringing heavy rains and flooding to multiple districts. The heavy... Read more