Child Protection

Friday 30 October 2020

Revamped Protection Structures Fight Soaring Child Marriages Amid Covid-19


14-year-old Bridget* is first born in a family of five. She comes from Nkhatabay District, Northern Malawi. Bridget and her siblings leave with their grandmother.
Parents divorced, remarried and left the children in the care of their maternal grandmother.

Before Covid-19 stuck, Bridget was a dedicated grade five learner at Makumbo Primary School.

Thursday 26 March 2020

Coronavirus (Covid-19) is a devastating blow to children in poverty

Friday 22 November 2019

Children ask for 'Stiff Penalties' for child rights violators

Children have called upon government to step up and ensure that child rights violators face stiffer penalties for crimes against children’s rights in particular for those who marry children under the age of 18. The children argued that most perpetrators are getting away easily for crimes that they are committing against children.

 

 

Friday 30 August 2019

CHILD-LED CLUB TRACKS, REUNITES LEARNER WITH FAMILY IN MALAWI

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.

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