The Women Legal Resource Centre (WOLREC) has challenged political party structures to create conducive environments for aspiring young women politicians if democracy and development is to be achieved in the country.
Save the Children concluded its training on Wednesday in Neno district where it was drilling Community Facilitators on new ways of curbing sexual offenses using "Art Therapy."
In a bid to make sure that children who are unable to report cases of abuse to authorities are also given a different channel to use in reporting their issues, Save the Children International has drilled community facilitators in book story telling model.
The Education Department of the CCAP Blantyre Synod has organized a series of open days across its 10 impact education zones in Neno and Mwanza districts under the SCREP programme.
In a bid to promote sexual reproductive health and rights of adolescents in Neno district, Partners in Health has trained 420 youths as peer educators to act as agents of change.
Save the Children Malawi in Neno district has appealed to child led clubs and youth groups to develop a culture of reporting cases of child abuse in a bid to reduce child marriages and incidents of defilement that are becoming common in the country.
Neno First Grade Magistrates court before Her Worship Margret Khobiri has convicted and sentenced Jeremiah Primero, aged 25 years of Dwembe village in Tete province, Mozambique to 9 years in jail with hard labour for having carnal knowledge of his 14-year-old sister In-law.
Child Rights Network for Southern Africa has asked member states to promote statutes and charters that they signed with the African Union in a bid to promote child rights and eliminate all forms of child abuses.
In a bid to keep girls in school under a conducive environment, two organizations, Shape Our Future Foundation and Days for Girls, are implementing a project in Neno and Mangochi which aims at providing girls with free locally made sanitary kits.
Some interns and civil servants undertaking the mass national identification exercise registration have threatened to withdraw labor arguing they have not been paid since the commencement of the exercise.