Kaliati tells women to be self-reliant for Malawi to develop

Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Patricia Kaliati has asked women to be self-reliant for Malawi to develop.

Kaliati: LBe self-reliant

Kaliati: LBe self-reliant

She said this on Friday at Mitundu in Lilongwe during joint commemoration of World Rural Women’s Day and Year of Women Empowerment.

Said Kaliati: “Many women, especially in rural areas, die before attaining the age of 50. It is my appeal to women in the country to go for HIV testing so that they know their status.”

She urged them to challenge any abuse from men.

United Nations (UN) resident coordinator Mia Seppo expressed satisfaction that Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), that have just been adopted by the United Nations, include issues of women and girls.

“What we need to do as Malawi is to be alert so that by 2030, which is the year of target, all SDGs are fulfilled without excuses as was the case with the just-ended Millennium Development Goals [MDGs],” said Seppo.

Chairperson of Women Caucus in Parliament, Jessie Kabwila, said for Malawi to develop, women should not be left behind.

This year’s joint commemoration, which was set aside by the United Nations in 2007, was commemorated under the theme: Women Empowerment: A Drive For Social-Economic Empowerment.

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MLOMWE
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Munali kuti nthawi ya JB?Kaliati ndi munthu oyipa kwambiri mwa iye muli sanje,ufiti ndi nkhaza

The Analyst
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To those who are married, ngati mwayambana m’banja and are not talking to each other, let this fight not concern the dick and his friend coz they are innocent n more often than not, still want to be friends with each other. Otherwise since lust is madness, people find it to be a justifiable excuse for cheating. And most of these people are always ready to cheat but only lack justification n opportunity. Ngati mwayambana you can still play the game but under protest; kungokhala ngati wafa basi osasuntha not even a centimeteri (if you are a lady), and osadzukai… Read more »
Self reliance
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traditionally men provide and women support. Even very educated women. In-fact the more the educated woman the are more traditional she is . This agenda to empower women has one goal. To create a non- existent war among men and women. When nature shows men and women are not at competition but complement each other. Women’s lib is a foreign animal started by western women to fight a battle against oppression . Apparently they also had their era of being brutalized by their men. Which oppression Marriage and child bearing. When you look at this closely you will find that… Read more »
Hardworker
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Self reliant with no education or skills to equip them.?No wonder you finds loads of them begging beers from men in drinking places dressed in a scantily manner.Just a word of “self reliant ” alone will not change things probably the govt should provide them with small loans to start their own businesses.Doing that they will probably stop begging from men or taking men as mobile ATM.

Mavipatako
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Men let’s not tolarate this nonsense, what’s so special with women.In fact no woman has risen to top positions without support from a man, either by seeking favours or selling their bodies,very very few have not but the rest its fucking from front or behind, chain ? Self reliance wachani, shupit.

peeping lizard
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AKALIYATI MUNA KULANO SOPANO ZOMWE MUKUMALAKHULA NDIZANZERU.MUKADAMACHITA KALE LIJA ,NDIKANAKUFUNSIRANI KALEKALE

sapitwa
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This is a big challenge Minister. Lack of education is a contributing factor. Girls become pregnant as young as 12 and by 13, they are mothers to the detriment of contracting Fistula! By the age of 21, they have already 5 children and looking like they are 42 .Do you expect such a woman who goes through so many hardships to fend for her children and kachatso drinking husband to live beyond 50? Even if you can try to involve them in schemes that bring some financial help, they still deteriorate and nothing seems to improve their lives. Educated women… Read more »
womenslib
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But how in this economy?

Mulhomwe Wankulu
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How can they become self reliant while you are just using them (azikuvinilani) m’misonkhano yanu just for K50 while you Kaliati and your fellow stupid politicians pocket hefty allowances after those women whom you claim they should be self reliant after they had shown you their dancing antics? Bushiiiiiite!!!!!!!!!!

zon
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A Kaliati ndi chiyani cha development mutoziwa inu choposa kuzilemba kunkhope

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