Child Protection

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?  

Friday 7 November 2014

MEAL Pilot - Accountability Roll-Out Mission in VAC Project

Following the accountability workshop that took place from the 8th to the 9th of October 2014 at the Sun n Sand Holiday Resort in Mangochi district, the Violence Against Children (VAC) project conducted accountability exercises in Balaka district with its implementing partner, CHINANSI Foundation. The exercises took place from the 28th to the 30th of October. It involved stakeholder orientations and consultations on information sharing and complaints and feedback mechanisms. 

Thursday 7 August 2014

Save the Children Hands Over Vehicles and Motorcycles to VAC Project Partners, Courtesy of the European Union (EU)

On Friday 25th July 2014, Save the Children’s Malawi Country Office celebrated the arrival of three vehicles and four motorcycles as assets provided with support from the European Union for a Child Protection project that fights Violence Against Children (VAC) in Malawi.