The 40th Ordinary Session of ACERWC underway in Lesotho

YONECO is participating in the ongoing African Union 40th Ordinary Session of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) which is being held in Maseru, Lesotho. YONECO is being represented by Vitumbiko Namondwe – Coordinator for Partnerships and Resource Mobilization Coordinator. Among other things, the members present have…

As we are just two days away from the commencement of this year’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV) Campaign, our team in Blantyre conducted an awaness session at Mwangwero Village in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Kapeni in the district. The session was attended by a group of 30 community…

2022 World Children’s Day

Today, is the World Children’s Day. The Day is commemorated every year on 20 November. The Day is commemorated to protect and promote the rights of children around the world. The purpose is to advocate, promote and celebrate children’s rights, translating into dialogues and actions that should contribute towards building a better world for children.…

People In Choma Village Enlighted on Child Rights

On 16th November 2022, YONECO conducted a child rights awareness session at Mazinga Clinic in Choma Village in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Nyaluwanga in Nkhata-Bay district. This session was aimed at engaging community members to modify harmful cultural practices which promote child neglect and Sexual Gender Based Violence(#SGBV). During the session parents were…

Adolescent Health and Wellbeing Research Project Launched in Malawi

The University of Strathclyde (UK), Kamuzu University of Health Sciences (KUHeS) and the Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences (MUBAS) have launched Global Health Research Group on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing Research Project at a function that was held this morning in Blantyre. 14-year-old Form 2 student, Tadala Mwavi, who is also a member…

36 Secondary Students Undergo Youth Leadership Orientation Sessions in Zomba

Youth leadership sessions, among other things, prepare young people to effectively manage time, understand group dynamics and work in a team, set clear goals and work to achieve them. Thus, on 16 November, 2022, officers from the Tithandizane Helpline Services department conducted a leadership session that was attended by 36 students from Islamic High School…