A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform, using borrowed words from Amy Tenney; “The world needs strong women. Women who will lift and build others, who will love and be loved, women who live bravely, both tender and fierce, women of indomitable will.” # Here’s to Hon. Nancy Chaola Mdooko #WinningWithWomen
From 7th to 9th April 2022, Malawi hosted the first ever High-Level International Dialogue on Generation Equality and Women’s Leadership in Africa at BICC in Lilongwe. The event was attended by high-level dignitaries, including former heads of state and global business captains, and created an opportunity to facilitate intergenerational dialogue among multistakeholder groups on women’s leadership and political participation, ending
Hon. Victoria Kingstone, MP for Mangochi Central, is part of the Malawi delegation attending the Fourth Ordinary Session of the Fifth Parliament of the Pan African Parliament (PAP) in Johannesburg, South Africa. Hon. Kingstone has been sworn in as a member of PAP, and will represent the SADC region in the Women’s Caucus of PAP. The Malawi delegation consists of 5
On Wednesday 8th October, Members of Malawi’s Parliamentary Women’s Caucus joined UNWomen, Oxfam Malawi an NGOGCN in a Gender Analysis of the 2020/2021 Budget.
Following the 2020 Fresh Presidential Elections, and appointment of His Excellency President Lazarus Chakwera on 28th June 2020, a new cabinet was chosen. Per his commitments during key Tonse Alliance Campaign rallies, His Excellency President Lazarus Chakwera, reaffirmed that he would ensure 40% female representation in his Cabinet. Out of the newly appointed members of Cabinet, 9 are members of
On Friday 15th May 2020, Malawi’s Parliamentary Women’s Caucus met with the Gender Justice Unit (GJU) to engage in a discussion on: The GJU-OSISA leadership project The challenges and opportunities that Caucus members see in their roles The COVID 19 pandemic GJU provided Caucus Members with additional information & IEC materials on COVID 19 for their dissemination in their individual
Oxfam, IPAS Malawi and the Parliamentary Women’s Caucus organised a series of constituency based Elect and Retain Her and #EVAWG campaigns in the district to drum-up support for women leadership and encourage communities to support girls’ education and end violence against women and girls. The constituency-based Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAWG) campaigns are designed with the aim of
The Parliamentary Women’s Caucus attended a 2 day workshop organized by key development partners on Women’s Leadership with a Difference. The objective of the activity was to build the capacity of the Women Parliamentarians in specific areas 0f interest which include; women’s leadership, the role of Malawi Women MPs in Malawi’s Democracy and Governance, Resource Mobilization, and working with the media.