Govt condemned for blaming opposition on security woes

Human Rights activist Undule Mwakasungula has condemned the authorities for blaming opposition leaders for the increasing crime rate instead of solving the problem. The...

Malawi govt drops case against human rights activists

The Malawi government through the director of public prosecutions has dropped charges against five human rights activists accused of holding illegal protests outside...

Malawi revives debate on gay rights

By selling the presidential jet and getting rid of 60 limousines driven by high-ranking officials, Joyce Banda, Malawi's new president, is making waves. But...

Malawi Lawyers encourage law reform to promote the rights of LGBT

On 21 June 2012, lawyers affiliated to the Malawi Law Society attended a workshop in Blantyre to discuss how they could use the...

UNDP pumps in K9 million for 50-50 representation campaign

United Nations Development Programme-UNDP-has pledged to a continue supporting the design and implementation of a new 50-50 representation campaign program on political empowerment...

UN hails Malawi over Sudan’s Al Bashir

The visiting United Nations Deputy Human Rights High Commissioner Kyung-wha Kang has commended Malawi for its stance on Sudanese President Omar al Bashir,...

Malawian human rights defender Rafiq Hazat short listed for 2012 Front...

Rafiq Hajat, Director of the Institute for Policy Interaction (IPI), is one of the leading human rights defenders in Malawi where the Government...

Malawi president to improve human rights and political governance

Malawi President Joyce Banda on Monday said her government is committed to improving human rights and political governance in the country. Banda was speaking...

Child rights body engages Parliament on child rights

A child's rights body expects the next seating of parliament to prioritize on enactment of child rights bills that will improve the welfare...

Malawi’s Women Seek Cultural Rights Changes

Women’s rights activists in Malawi say despite laws that protect them on paper, there are still societal barriers that treat women as second...