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2 December 2021

Men have a crucial role to play in ending gender-based violence, and we must act now

Boys are perceived as weak if they demonstrate simple natural traits such as empathy. We need to work to reverse these kinds of myths that are... Read more

6 October 2021

Saved from child marriage: hope for a new beginning

Malawi has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world with approximately 1 in 2 girls being married before the legal age of 18. About 30... Read more

14 September 2021

Saving girls from early marriages

The Safe Space Model forms part of activities under the Spotlight Initiative being implemented by the United Nations, the Government of Malawi, Civil... Read more

7 September 2021

Advocating for better services for persons with disabilities

The 2018 Population and Housing Census indicates that there are 1,734,250 persons with disabilities in Malawi aged 5 years and above, representing... Read more

31 August 2021

Putting smiles back with fistula repairs

Obstetric fistula remains a major problem in Malawi. It is estimated that 1.6 per 1,000 women of reproductive age (15–49 years) are living with the... Read more

26 July 2021

Delivering family planning services to the last mile

Kadhija is a community based distributed agent (CBDA) based in TA Chowe, Mangochi. Last year, Kadhija received training from #UNFPA with funding from... Read more

14 July 2021

Liberating women and girls from fistula

Mangochi District Hospital has successfully operated on four women suffering fistula. With support from UNFPA and funding from Iceland, the district... Read more

8 June 2021
FAO, UNFPA roll out SHRH module in farmer field school

Healthy farmers, healthy harvest

A new sexual reproductive health rights training module targeting agricultural extension workers and lead farmers has been rolled out by the Food and... Read more

11 May 2021

Menstruation and human rights - Frequently asked questions

How is menstruation related to human rights? When does menstruation start? What are common myths and taboos about menstruation? What is period... Read more

5 May 2021

Dedicated to saving mothers and their newborns

The midwives in Malawi are unshaken by the Covid-19 pandemic. They have been on the forefront offering their services to ensure that mothers and... Read more