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16 May 2017

Pad making skill spills over to out of school girls

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
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

Malawi releases 2015-16 Demographic and Health Survey findings

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

I have had a boyfriend; I have been pregnant; I have been married and I am now back in school: The story of Alinafe

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

Community One stop centre brought my family back

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

25 October 2016

Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Violence against Children and Women, Marta Santos Pais commends UNFPA Malawi

The Special Representative to the UN Secretary General on Violence against Children and Women, Marta Santos Pais has commended UNFPA for its efforts of promoting girls to go and remain in school,... Read more

18 October 2016

Tune-Me Mobile Site for SRH information launched

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour, Youth and Manpower development under the Safeguarding Young People... Read more

10 October 2016

Running 20kms for maternal health

UNFPA Malawi took part in supporting an initiative known as Mother’s Day Fun Run that aims at reducing maternal deaths with a call to promote family planning in order to allow girls to grow and... Read more

19 September 2016

Engaging Malawi Police Service to promote access to SRH and rights for female sex workers

UNFPA and Pakachere Institute organized a two day workshop on sex workers rights and access to sexual and reproductive health services by engaging senior police commissioners within the Malawi Police... Read more

9 September 2016

Malawi’s National conference on Population and Development

Malawi hosted the National Conference on population and development from 6th to 8th September 2016 where the country’s demographic dividend report was also launched. The theme of the conference was “... Read more