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Ending violence against children should be priority for all, says UN

UN SRSG on Violence against Children (VAC) Ms. Marta Santos Pais

PRESS RELEASE: 26th March 2015, Lilongwe: The United Nations Special Representative to the Secretary General (SRSG) on Violence against Children (VAC) Ms. Marta Santos Pais has ...

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Improving School Nutrition to bolster learners’ performance and future families

Time to show the signed project agreement by the four partners. PHOTO by FAOMike Chipalasa

FAO-Brazil partnership promises fight against global malnutrition  pandemic through school nutrition  18 March 2015, Lilongwe, Malawi – An innovative multi-sectoral initiative aimed at sustainably strengthening Malawi’s ...

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UN Human Rights High Commissioner calls for action after surge in “stunningly vicious attacks” on people with albinism in Malawi, East Africa

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NEWS RELEASE: GENEVA (10 March 2015) – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Tuesday expressed revulsion at a recent ...

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UN Responds to Gender Based Violence (GBV) in Flood Affected Districts

A group of lactating mothers relaxing outside a tent used as a 'safe space for women and girls' at Mpasa camp in Phalombe, Malawi

Thursday 5th March, will remain an unforgettable day for 43 year old Mary, an Internally Displaced Person (IDP) living at Jombo camp in Chikwawa District. ...

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Spotlight on Girls: Protection and education are key

WFP Representative Coco Ushiyama (1R), UNFPA Representative Violet Kakyomya (2R) and UNICEF Representative Mahimbo Mdoe (4R) together with other officials interacting with pupils in a classroom during the visit at St Igantius FP School in Mangochi.

With the passing of the Marriage Bill on 12th February by the Malawian Parliament, girls can now be hopeful. The Marriage, Divorce and Family Relations ...

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Fishermen Fight Deforestation in Nkhata Bay

Fishers and traders drying fish on the shores of Lake Malawi in Nkhata Bay District.

Highlights Tukombo and Chintheche occupy second and third largest forestland with 48,000 and 45,000 hectares respectively, representing 23% and 22% of total district forest area. The project ...

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