As the fight against all forms of violence and abuses towards mankind, especially women and girls, continues it is shocking to note that some districts in Malawi continue to register an increased number of violence and abuse cases.
Chiefs in the areas of T/A Ngokwe and T/A Nyambi in Machinga district have upheld the work of Youth Net and counselling (YONECO) in the fight against Gender Based Violence (GBV).
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.
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.
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.