Injured Tenant Dumped at Rumphi Hospital - YONECO Concerned with Human Rights Violations in Tobacco Estates
Rumphi district is one of the districts in northern region which grows tobacco, many of the tobacco farmers’ use tobacco tenancy farming system whereby they employ tenants on contract basis. Usually, most of these tenants come from central and Southern regions of Malawi.
YONECO in collaboration with AGE Africa on Saturday, 10th October, 2014 joined the rest of the world in commemorating the international day of the Girl Child which took place at Msondole in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Kumtumanje in Zomba district.
Youth Net and Counseling YONECO on Sunday, 12 October, 2014 was at Chinamwali Market in Zomba district and the aim of the activity was to publicize its Drop in Centers and the Tithandizane National Helpline.
The function brought together the Youth, Women and Children who are the YONECO's targeted beneficiaries
Agness Moyo (Not her real name) was born dumb and deaf in July 1999. Though she has these challenges, her parents were positively sure that one day she will be a source of pride to the family and the community in general due to her enthusiasm and hard working spirit at school.
Girls across the country continue to silently suffer abuses, injustices and harassment in all forms and manners. Deliberately or not, the society ignores their cries for help and often burdens them even more.
Girls usually fail to attain the highest desired level of education simply because they are taught right from the start that they were meant specifically for marriage and motherhood.