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African Leaders Forum on Disability: “Disability is not inability”
February 2014 - Despite the looming grey sky overhead, the crowds gathered excitedly for a football match in Civo stadium, Lilongwe’s main stadium on a Sunday afternoon in February.

1 in 3 children under-five do not officially exist – UNICEF
11 December 2013- On UNICEF’s 67th birthday today, the organization released a new report showing that the births of nearly 230 million children under-five have never been registered; approximately 1 in 3 of all children under-five around the world.

Malawi makes strides in reducing infant HIV infections, but alarming trends seen among adolescents
29 November 2013 - A new report released by UNICEF shows that new infections among infants in Malawi declined by 52 percent between 2009 and 2012. The report attributes this progress to the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV initiative.

EU and UNICEF Malawi to achieve Millennium Development Goals in Malawi
9 October 2013 - In an official ceremony, the European Union and UNICEF Malawi joined forces as they signed the contribution agreement for the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Programme.

Malawi youth champion plays starring role in Queens Baton Relay ceremony
9 October 2013 - Visitors and students of the Bangwe Youth Centre in Blantyre can’t wish for a warmer welcome than the one the coordinator of the centre gives them. Monica Makeya Dzonzi beams with motivation and passion when you enter the centre.

Prevention as first step in ending violence against children
2 October 2013 - On this International Day of Non-Violence, UNICEF Malawi and the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Welfare have announced the joint undertaking of a ground-breaking study on violence against children.

What you can do to end violence
October 2013 - Don’t turn a blind eye to violence. Learn about the damaging effects of violence on children and young people, and talk to your friends and relatives about it.

Malawi records tremendous gains in reducing under five deaths
13 September 2013 - A new UNICEF report shows that Malawi is one of the few low income countries that has made significant strides in reducing under-five death rates by two-thirds or more since 1990.

Communities are key to ending customs that harm children, says UNICEF
16 June 2013 – On the Day of the African Child, UNICEF joined the African Union to mark the efforts by African communities to promote social change and end practices that endanger the lives and health of hundreds of thousands of children each year.

See the child – before the disability, MODEA and UNICEF says
6 June 2013 – Children with disabilities and their communities would both benefit if society focused on what those children can achieve, rather than what they cannot do, according to two new reports launched today.

Equity in Action – Global UNICEF partner Special Olympics report on visit to Malawi
June 2013. “This is a population that has gone without for far too long,” proclaimed HE President Joyce Banda of the Republic of Malawi. “It is our obligation to expose injustice and right what is wrong.

The United Kingdom supports a cleaner, healthier environment for a million people in Malawi
30 May 2013 - The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) has contributed 17 million pounds (approximately 10.75 Billion MK) for a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programme in Malawi.

Malawi in top twenty African countries making progress on MDGs
27 May 2013 - In its joint publication, The MDG report 2013, the African Union Commission , UN Economic Commission for Africa, UNDP, and the African Development Bank group include Malawi in its rating of the 20 best performing countries in making progress

 

 
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