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
In order to strengthen the Caucus’s role in promoting the women’s rights agenda at the national and community level, the SNP-WFD Malawi Programme in collaboration with Oxfam Malawi and the 50:50 Campaign Malawi, organised a strategic planning meeting with the Executive Members of Malawi’s Parliamentary Women’s Caucus in November 2021. The strategic planning meeting had two main objectives: 1. To
Members of Malawi’s Parliamentary Women’s Caucus engaged in community awareness campaigns on ending violence against women and girls in Mangochi district with Second Deputy Speaker Hon. Aisha Adams, and in Machinga district with Hon. Esther Jolobala.
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
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.