Child Protection

Friday 30 August 2019


Save the Children in partnership with a local organisation - Association of Progressive Women (APW) - has been implementing a project on Quality Learning and Accountability (QLA) in the remotest districts of Mwanza and Neno in Malawi.

Wednesday 6 July 2016

Every Child has a Right to Life: Protect Children with Albinism

June 16th every year is the Day of the African Child. The commemoration of this day originates from the valiant children who stood up against the apartheid Government in the streets of Soweto in South Africa for better quality education on 16th June 1976. 

This years Guest of Honor in Malawi, Minister of Gender, Children, Disabilities and Social Welfare (MoGCDSW), Dr. Jean Kalilani urged people in the country to join hands in stopping the abduction and killing of people with albinism during the national commemoration at Chiwembu Community Ground in Mwanza district.

Thursday 2 July 2015

Save the Children Commemorates Day of the African Child in Chikwawa

Save the Children joined the Malawi Government and stakeholders in organising, supporting and commemorating the 2015 Day of the African Child which annually falls on 16th June. Malawi commemorated the day on 30th June 2015 under the theme “Accelerating our collective efforts in ending child marriages as we launch the National Plan of Action for Vulnerable Children.”

Thursday 2 July 2015

Fight Against Child Labour Gaining Ground: Commemoration of the World Day Against Child Labour

Government has been called upon to start enforcing the new Education Law including making sure that education is compulsory in Malawi.

The call was made last Friday by the Director for Child Protection and Child Poverty for Save the Children International, Stanley Phiri in Ntchisi District during the Commemoration of 2015 World Day Against Child Labour.

Thursday 18 June 2015

World Day Against Child Labour 2015: No to Child Labour, Yes to Quality Education

The theme of this year’s commemoration of the World Day against Child Labour is “No to child labour, yes to quality education” This theme highlights the importance of basic education in the elimination of child labour.

In an agro based society such as Malawi where children start farming at a tender age, children are even more at risk of going into child labour and get exposed to hazardous work conditions. When children of school going age are not in school, where are they?