As the world observed the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence Campaign, YONECO through its Cultural Troupe toured Zomba, Machinga and Mangochi districts with awareness campaigns on ending Gender Based Violence (GBV).
Chiefs and Religious leaders in Machinga and Mangochi districts have described the fight against Gender Based violence as not a one man show.
The two groups said this during Community Dialogues that were organized by Youth Net and Counseling (YONECO) as part of activities marking this year’s 16 days of activism against Gender Based Violence.
Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO) with support from Japanese Tobacco International (JTI) under Achieving Reduction of Child Labour in Support of Education (ARISE) Project, has rescued over five children from child labour in the area of Traditional Authority Chimutu in Lilongwe district.
In its untiring efforts of serving the youth, women and children in Malawi, YONECO, under United for Body Rights (UFBR) Project conducted a training of health workers on how they can provide care and support to expectant women in Mangochi district.
Violence Against Women (VAW) has been significantly reduced among women whom YONECO has economically empowered in Mangochi and Machinga districts in the areas of four Traditional Authorities (T/As) where the organization is implementing Gender and Women Empowerment (GEWE) Project.