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).
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.
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.
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
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.