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Rumphi Local Rights Programme started its work in 2007 in Traditional Authority Chikulamayembe, mwankhunikira, Mwalweni, Mwamlowe, Jalavikuwa, Chisovya, Zolokere, Katumbi, Kachulu and Mwahenga.
Chitipa Local Rights Programme located in the northern part of Malawi was established in 2005 to facilitate an environment that enables women and girls to claim and enjoy their rights.
Salima DA has been in existence since 1995. The major focus of the programme through community based interventions has over the recent years been to promote women’s rights and mainstreamed...
ActionAid Malawi initiated the Nsanje DI in 2005 to fight injustices and inequities that have left many Malawians particularly women and girls trapped in deeply entrenched poverty.
Campaign for the Right to Food in Malawi
Up until 2005, Malawi had for over a decade been running into lapses of hunger due to food deficits that were a regular feature in the country’s food security. The major crises were in 2002 and 2005...
Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 13:06
Food & land rights
An intern in Malawi
A Blog post by Ida Klockman, a 24 year old student from Denmark who is studying her Masters Degree in International Development at Roskilde University working as an intern at ActionAid Malawi for 3...
Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 12:32
Local rights Programmes
ActionAid International Malawi works in 13 Local Rights Programmes. Emphasis is focused on Women’s Rights, Education with emphasis on girls’ education; and on HIV and AIDS. These LRP are ...
The story of Chikowa Mother Group
In 2006 a group of 10 rural women farmers (amongst whom 8 are school drop outs and two went up to secondary school) in the area of Group village headman Kandulu, Traditional Authority Ndindi in...
Esther of COWLHA talks about HIV and AIDS project in Malawi
ActionAid Malawi’s work with women living with HIV is guided by the Mutapola framework.
HIV / AIDS
Zenia Reuben is a farmer from Mwanza, Malawi who grows maize, pumpkins, sorghum, pigeon peas and beans. In Mwanza, land is owned by women - men do not own land as they leave their own villages...
women smallholder farmers
Food & land rights