women’s empowerment


Zomba-Thondwe Prayer Day

Phungu wa nyumba ya malamulo ku Zomba Thondwe, a Roseby Gadama, wapereka ndalama zokwanira K1 million kwacha kuti ithandize ntchito zampingo. A Gadama ndi mlendo olemekezeka pa mwambo wa mapemphero omwe akuchitika pansi pa utsogoleri wa m’mipingo wa Pastors Fraternal yaku Nasawa, Thondwe, Dzaone ndi Mayaka m’boma la Zomba. Iwo ati achita izi ngati njira imodzi yosangalalira kubadwa kwawo pa

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The Africa Liberal Network Workshop 2023, Malawi

To help strengthen leadership skills of women parliamentarians, WFD’s Multi-Party Office has aProgramme, that runs annually in different selected countries. This year Malawi was privilegedto host this annual meeting at the Umodzi park hotel, in Lilongwe from 6 to 8 October. TheWomen’s Leadership Programme (WLP)works under the Africa Liberal Network. Two selectedfemale MP’s from Malawi; Hon. Grace Kwelepeta of Zomba-Malosa

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Chair of the Parliamentary Women’s Caucus delivers speech at High Level Intergenerational Dialogue on Generational Equality and Women’s Leadership

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

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PWC Executive Develop 2022-2023 Work Plan

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

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Community awareness campaigns on ending violence against women and girls

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.


9 Members of the Parliamentary Women’s Caucus become Cabinet Ministers

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

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‘Women Leaders with a Difference’ Workshop

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.

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