YONECO Presents on Its Toll-free Helpline at 63rd CSW.

YONECO Presents on Its Toll-free Helpline at 63rd CSW.
The Programme Manager for YONECO, Wezzie Mtonga Kamphale, made a presentation on how YONECO’s Toll free Helplines are contributing towards preventing and responding to Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) in Malawi at the 63rd Commission of the Status of Women (CSW)  in New York, USA.  In her presentation, Kamphale highlighted that helplines are an effective tool for addressing VAWG because they are convenient and confidential. Kamphale furth...

Community Leaders Denounce Child Marriage in Makanjira

Community Leaders Denounce Child Marriage in Makanjira
Chiefs from the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Makanjira in Mangochi district have cautioned their subjects against hiding behind culture to marry off their children who are below the legal marriage age in Malawi. The chiefs made the appeal during a Community Dialogue Meeting on Child Marriage which YONECO organised in the area. The assembly was organized as a way of fostering discussions on the problem of child marriage with a focus on the negativ...