YONECO takes Marriage, Divorce and Family Relations Act to Child Protection Committees in Machinga District
Machinga District is one of the fertile grounds for child abuse cases such as defilement, neglect, early and forced marriages in Malawi. According to UNICEF Child Protection Equity Analysis, Machinga district ranks high on the list of districts with women between ages 15-49 years experiencing violence by age 18 with 24%. Machinga also ranks high on the early marriages with 29%.
When you educate a Woman, you educate the whole nation,” goes the saying. But to many girls this is just a song as a number of them rush into marriages while they are very young and issues of child marriages are rife in the district YONECO and Police in Ntcheu district have withdrawn a young girl from child marriage.
YONECO Helpline team has established a syndicate that is siphoning relief items in some evacuation camps in the worst flood-hit Nsanje district.
A visit by the helpline crew in some camps revealed that the syndicate is championed by some camp committee members who are conniving with some business persons to take the items to the market.
Machinga District Gender Technical Working Group Hails GEWE Project for Uplifting the Lives and Welfare of Women
Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO) has described Gender Equality and Women Empowerment project (GEWE), as one of the most successful projects the organization has ever implemented as the project phases out this year.
The remark was made by YONECO's Program Manager Ajasi Hussein after presiding over the 2015 planning meeting in the districts
The Irish Government Affairs applauded Senzani Community Rights Committee (CRC) for the commendable services which the committee provides to the people of Senzani area in Ntcheu district.
The commendation was made by David Donel who was among the oAfficials from the Irish Government Affairs who were on a visit that was aimed at evaluating the impact and efficiency of