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Monthly Archives: November 2016

YONECO Donates School Uniforms to Children at Lilongwe Social Rehabilitation Center

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

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

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 consent to

Community Leaders Impressed with GUSO Programme

Traditional and religious leaders in Mangochi expressed their contentment with a lineup of interventions which YONECO will implement in Get Up Speak Out (GUSO) Programme which will be implemented for the next coming five years in the areas of Traditional Authorities Mponda and Nankumba in the district. The chiefs and religious leaders applauded the interventions

YONECO Brings Tune Me Mobisite to Young People

Lack of information and conflicting Sexual Reproductive Health messages in Malawi negatively impacts on the development of young people. Young people in Malawi are also being deluded by harmful cultural practices and other traditional norms.  Further to this, other prevalent SRHR challenges among young people in Malawi include high prevalence rates of unwanted teen pregnancies,