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THYOLO DISTRICT SOCIAL WELFARE OFFICE TO COMBAT GBV DURING COVID-19 ERA

THYOLO DISTRICT SOCIAL WELFARE OFFICE TO COMBAT GBV DURING COVID-19 ERA
29th June 2020 "We are planning to conduct sensitization meetings and awareness meetings on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) during this Coronavirus era as more children and women might be victims of GBV and child abuse," said Thyolo District Social Welfare Officer, Robert Sawiche. Sawiche said this when Creative Center for Community Mobilzation (CRECCOM) was conducting one of its sensitization meetings on Coronavirus at Traditional Authority Boyd in Thyolo district. Sawiche said that most women and children face child abuse issues when they are on holidays. "When school closes, man...
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Dr. Foster Kholowa – Board Chairperson

Dr. Foster Kholowa – Board Chairperson
Dr Foster Kholowa is a Senior Lecturer in Language and Literacy Education in the Faculty of Education at Chancellor College, University of Malawi. He was Dean of Education up until December 2016. He did his Bachelor of Education at the University of Malawi and an MA in Education and Professional Development at the University of East Anglia in the UK. He later did a PhD in Education (early literacy development) at the University of Malawi and University of Sussex in the UK. Additionally, Dr Foster Kholowa completed a postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Professional Studies in Primary Education...
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Mr. Joseph Kondwani Kazima – Vice Board Chairperson

Mr. Joseph Kondwani Kazima – Vice Board Chairperson
Trustee Kazima has over 20 years' experience in gender as a practitioner and policy maker. Working as Assistant Director of Gender affairs, Trustee Kazima oversees all gender mainstreaming and gender analysis programming. He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Gender Equality Studies (United Nations University) 2014; a Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree (Derby University) 2010; and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture (University of Malawi) 2002. Currently heading Gender Mainstreaming Division; and Acting Director of Gender Affairs in the Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability...
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Hon. Martha Chizuma – Legal Counsel

Hon. Martha Chizuma – Legal Counsel
Trustee Chizuma has established expertise and experience in governance and Administrative Justice, and litigation and adjudicating on cases from 13 years of legal practice. Currently working as Ombudsman of the Republic of Malawi (December 2015 to date), Trustee Chizuma has previously worked as a Legal Counsel in profit making companies e.g. Limbe Leaf Tobacco Company Limited. She also worked as Deputy Chairperson of Industrial Relations Court-(IRC) - Industrial Relations court is established under the Labor Relations Act of Malawi to hear and determine all labor and employment cases in Malawi...
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Promoting Good Health

Promoting Good Health
As one of the stakeholders of the Health Promotion Technical Working Group (HPTWG), we were part of the meeting which happened at Zomba District Health Offices. The meeting was circulated under the following agenda; An update on the activities we have been doing during the #COVID_19 pandemic period. During the meeting, a number of topics were discussed of which some of them include; an observation on our #USAID_funded_project, Health Communication for Life (HC4L), was made on the production of standardized quality #Social_and_Behavior_Change_Communication (SBC...
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Community Mobilization

Community Mobilization
A future society with highly self-motivated citizens responsive to everchanging socio-economic& political pressure for the betterment of their welfare TIPHUNZIRE PA WAILESI RADIO PROGRAM Tune in to Mzati FM at 8:30am this morning to enjoy our educational radio program called 'Tiphunzire pa Wailesi' for we have an amazing new episode for you today!! The program is in form of a secondary school English lessons targeting students from form 1- 4. The program aims at keeping students academically active as they will be learning at home due to the closure of schools in Malawi as a one ...
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