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A second chance for girls struggling in class

Dorothy - Back in school after dropping out for 3 months

By Rebecca Phwitiko DEDZA, August 2016: Dorothy, 13, is back in school after dropping out for 3 months. Ironically, the reason she dropped out was because ...

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UNDP, Government engage information officers in SDGs

Kalita (middle) commended UNDP and the Department of Economic Planning and Development (EP&D) for supporting the workshop

The Government of Malawi through the Department of Economic Planning and Development (EP&D) and United Nations Development Programme have underscored the critical role of the ...

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STATEMENT TO THE PRESS BY THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS AND DEPUTY EMERGENCY RELIEF COORDINATOR – Ms. Kyung-wha Kang

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Thank you very much for joining me this morning. I have just spent two days visiting Malawi to see for myself the impact of the widespread ...

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Malawi Develops Right to Food and Nutrition Bill

A law on the right to food will guarantee access to food for all Malawians and take necessary measures to reduce extreme poverty and promote food security

Government through the Department of Nutrition in liaison with civil society organisations has developed a framework law, the Food and Nutrition Bill, which seeks to ...

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DFID, KFW AND UNDP PULL RESOURCES TO SUPPORT SECOND ROUND OF THE MALAWI INNOVATION CHALLENGE FUND (MICF)

Entrepreneurs listening to a presentation during the launch of MICF Round Two in Blantyre, July 12, 2016.

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Federal Republic of Germany through  KfW  have joined hands with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) ...

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United Nations in Malawi calls for renewed, concerted action to eliminate harmful cultural practices affecting women and girls

Monday, 25th July 2016 Lilongwe – The UN in Malawi deplores in the strongest terms, the practice of ritual cleansing ceremonies involving sex with young girls ...

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