Alliance Focal Point Organization: NGO Gender Coordinating Network (NGOGCN)
Contact Person: Emma Kaliya
Postal Address: A225 Lilongwe,Malawi
Email: emmakaliya@gmail.com/emmakaliya@yahoo.co.uk
Telephone: +265 882 5376

View the SADC Gender Protocol Barometer 2013 for Malawi.

Malawi: Domestic workers denied a childhood and exposed to violence

Malawi: Domestic workers denied a childhood and exposed to violence

Mercy wakes up at 03.00 every morning to start her domestic chores. Despite only being 14-years-old, Mercy* is at the centre of the domestic duties at the home where she works.

December 17, 2015 Themes: Gender violence
Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Malawi: Looking at rights through the eyes of a visually impaired person

Malawi: Looking at rights through the eyes of a visually impaired person

Last week the world and Malawi commemorated International Human Rights Day: a time, among others, to do some soul searching on the rights of people with disabilities.

I am visually impaired. In the early 1990s I enrolled with Montfort Demonstration School for both my pre-school and primary school education. During the pre-school age, I played with toys with my fellow kindergarteners. Getting initiated into braille writing and reading proved to be another joyous moment.

December 17, 2015 Themes: Disability
Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Malawi: Campaign for Female Education in Malawi Calls for Change of Mindset to Keep Girls in School

Malawi: Campaign for Female Education in Malawi Calls for Change of Mindset to Keep Girls in School

Campaign for Female Education (Camfed) in Malawi has indicated that although various organizations were coming up with interventions to help the girl child proceed with education, mindset and poverty were still hampering the process of uplifting girls’ education.

Malawi: Water Scarcity Increasing Gender Imbalance in Mulanje

Malawi: Water Scarcity Increasing Gender Imbalance in Mulanje

Mulanje – The Mulanje Chapter of the Adventists Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Malawi says access to clean safe water is one issue that needs serious consideration as it increases gender imbalance and unfairness on access to the right to economic development.

October 21, 2015 Themes: Human Rights
Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Malawi Gender Mainstreaming Training Workshop Report

This is a report of a Gender Mainstreaming training workshop of key government personnel and stakeholders from development partners and civil society organisations in Malawi which took place at Crossroads Hotel in Lilongwe, Malawi from 6th-10th October 2014.

Botswana: Elections- Our fight is not over

Botswana: Elections- Our fight is not over

As Botswana went to the polls last week for the 11th National Elections, the question remains: where are the women in politics? Many women and gender activists are aware that the faces and voices of women remain underrepresented and drowned out by those of men.

October 30, 2014 Themes: Elections
Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Malawi aligns national policy and strategy with the Protocol

Malawi aligns national policy and strategy with the Protocol

As 2015 approaches, there is a mounting global debate around the post-2015 agenda, and the need to strengthen gender provisions in the next development framework. This therefore calls for member states to equally harmonise and align all relevant documents, in order to emerge with a stronger post-2015 agenda.

Malawi Barometer 2013: Chapter 10 Implementation

Malawi ratified the SADC Gender Protocol in April 2013.
The country is set to align its policy and action plan to the SGP.
A Ministry of Gender, Child Welfare and Community Development coordinates gender mainstreaming within line ministries

SADC Gender Protocol Barometer 2013 Malawi

SADC Gender Protocol Barometer 2013 Malawi

The Malawi 2013 Gender Protocol Barometer is the fifth
annual tracking report of the country’s performance
against the 28 targets of the SGP set for 2015. The
Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance, represented
in Malawi by NGO Coordination Network (NGOCN) has
conducted this audit annually.

Malawi Barometer 2013: Chapter11 Gender and climate change

Climate change will affect all countries but its impacts will be spread differently among different regions and different groups of people.
Malawi is prone to floods and prolonged drought.

Malawi Barometer 2013: Chapter 9 Media, information and communication

The main findings of the GMPS media monitoring conducted in Malawi in 2009/2010 shows that the community media is doing better than other forms of media. There are more women sources in the community media (23%) than public media (21%) and private media (20%). The findings show that community media gives access to women than other media.

Malawi Barometer 2013: Chapter 8 Peace building and conflict resolution

Overall, citizens scored the government 53% in terms of progress towards meeting the targets on peace building and conflict resolution in the SADC Gender Protocol.
There is no SGDI score for this sector.