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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Minister Launches Tune Me in Malawi

The Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare; Hon. Dr. Jean Kalirani has launched Tune Me Mobile Platform for promoting young people’s sexual reproductive health and rights through increased access to information and counseling services.   The Mobile application requires an internet data plan (A mobile Phone with Internet access) which is being operated

YONECO Employs Bawo to Influence Behaviour Change among Men

Bawo is a favourite traditional pastime among men in Malawi and some parts of the African continent.  Bawo is in the group of ancient ‘count and capture’ board games. The game is popular in both rural and urban areas where men form a circle around the board which only allows two challengers at a time.

Malawi Colourfully Commemorates the 2016 International Youth Day in Nkhata Bay

On 29 August 2016, the Principal  Secretary (P/S) in the Ministry of Labour, Youth and Manpower Development; led the Malawi nation in commemorating the International Youth Day at a function that was held at Mpamba Primary School Ground in Nkhata Bay district. As one of the leading youth development organizations in Malawi, Youth Net and Counselling

Changing Perceptions on Issues of Consent in Malawi

  Consent has been taught to me, both formally and informally for as long as I can remember, to the extent that it feels like common sense. “No means No”. This is something I have known since a young age. Consent should be respected   at all times and everyone has the right to not

Malawi Launches ‘More than Brides’ Programme

Malawi commemorated the International Day of the Girl Child on 10 November, 2016 in the area of Traditional Authority Zulu in Mchinji district. The day also marked the launch of More than Brides Programme which is being supported by the Dutch government through SIMAVI.   The day was commemorated under the theme “Girls’ Progress Equals

YONECO Donates School Uniforms to Children at Lilongwe Social Reh.

In its untiring efforts of promoting the rights and welfare of the youth, women and children in Malawi; YONECO has distributed school uniforms to children who live under residential care at Lilongwe Social Rehabilitation Centre (LSRC). The children could not manage to hide their jovial moods and gratitude when Prisca Malaenga of YONECO handed the

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