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2007

Intergrated Child Health And Sanitation Week [WORD]
10 to 14 December, 2007 - 2 million children and over half a million women to benefit.

Stop Child Abuse campaign asks for change at a policy level
LILONGWE, Malawi, 20 September 2007 – Many children in Malawi continue to be exploited and abused by the very people who should be protecting them. One year ago, 15-year-old Mary (not her real name) lost both her parents to HIV-related illnesses.  She was taken in by an uncle who promised to care for her, but instead was turned into a servant and asked to work on her uncle's farm.

STOP Child Abuse Campaign Launched [PDF]
30 June 2007 “What is frightening is that the people who are abusing children don’t’ even know it…”

Jane’s Digital Diary: Malawian girls’ rights on the line
NEW YORK, USA, 31 July 2007 – Jane Kachitenji is passionate about girls’ rights – to education, safety and the same opportunities as boys. She’s an active participant in the Kaufulu Girls Foundation, a girls’ club in her home community of Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi.

A record number of HIV-positive people receiving antiretroviral therapy in Malawi
COPENHAGEN, March 2007: A record 85,000 HIV-positive people are receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Malawi, through a joint effort by the Government of Malawi, UNICEF, donors and other partners.

After floods, UNICEF helps children get back to school in southern Malawi
NSANJE, Malawi, 22 January 2007 – More than 1,000 children in southern Malawi are heading back to school – albeit a week late – in the aftermath of flash floods and heavy rains that devastated the area earlier this month.

Cash transfer programme in Malawi changes the lives of families in extreme poverty
MCHINJI DISTRICT, Malawi, 14 January 2007 – Over the last 10 years, Blackson Kalinde and his wife Sara have lost three of their children and their children’s spouses to AIDS, leaving 20 of their grandchildren orphaned. The elderly couple soon became the primary caregivers for four of their grandchildren.

 

 

 

 

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