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11 August 2016

Mother Groups – Underutilized Resource in girls’ education in Malawi

Lilongwe - Mariam Masika is a proud mother of three girls and is a chairlady of the Senga bay primary school mother group. Her day is always busy. Her role as a mother group chairperson is self-... Read more

2 August 2016

Malawi commemorates the 2016 World Population Day

Lilongwe- Malawi celebrated the 2016 World population day with the Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social welfare, Dr. Jean Kalilani calling for an end to child marriages, sexual... Read more

25 July 2016

No excuse to miss lessons – Fatima and Deborah

Fatima Muhammed and Deborah Chavula are leading the way to assist fellow girls continuously attend school even during menstruation period. Both are 13 years old and are in Standard seven at All... Read more

12 July 2016

Welcoming Dan Odallo- New UNFPA Representative for Malawi

Dan Odallo, the new UNFPA Representative presented his letters of credence to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation as he starts his term of duty in Malawi. Presenting the... Read more

8 July 2016

2016 World Population Day Statement

The teenage years are for some girls a time of exploration, learning and increasing autonomy. But for many others, it is a time of increasing vulnerability and exclusion from rights and opportunities... Read more

13 June 2016

UNFPA hands over $480,000 worth of maternal health supplies

UNFPA handed over supplies worth $480,000.00 (335million Malawi Kwacha) to support the hospitals in Malawi on maternal health services. The items were procured under the RMNCH project that UNFPA... Read more

6 June 2016

Malawi celebrates International Day to End Obstetric fistula day in Kasungu

Malawi joined the rest of the world to commemorate the International day to end obstetric fistula with a call to vigorously strengthen the campaign to end child marriages that are one of the pre... Read more

20 May 2016

GEWE Project successful – EU

The head of EU delegation in Malawi, Lluis Navarro has commended UNFPA, Government of Malawi and its implementing partners for successfully implementing the four year gender equality and women... Read more

10 May 2016

Pregnant at 13 – Now Back to School-GEWE Interventions

Kisa Kaisi is a 16 year old girl. She is in standard eight at Ilengo Primary school in Kameme, Chitipa District. Born in a family of six children of three females and three boys, she is the last born... Read more

5 May 2016

We applaud all Midwives in Malawi – International Day of the Midwife 2016

On the International day of the Midwife in Malawi, UNFPA acknowledged the passion that Malawi midwives have towards their work despite working in an environment where resources are scarce, poor... Read more