Kaliati says wives not ‘baby-making machines’ as Malawi commemorate World Population Day

Minister of Gender Patricia Kaliati said married couples should “slow down bed activities” to manage population growth in the country.

Kaliati visiting the displays soon after arriving at the venue
Kaliati visiting the displays soon after arriving at the venue
UNFPA country Representative Ms Kakyomya
UNFPA country Representative Ms Kakyomya
Kaliati dancing with other women at the event
Kaliati dancing with other women at the event

Kaliati said men should not turn wives into “baby-making machines” but rather do family planning.

She was speaking on Saturday in Salima when Malawi joined the rest of the international community in commemorating World Population Day under this year’s theme: Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies.

She also assured that Malawi government will redouble its efforts to make sure women, girls and youths’ rights are protected in emergencies.

“This administration will ensure that human rights of the vulnerable populations are respected, protected and fulfilled during emergencies,” she said.

The function was commemorated under the theme “Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies”.

United Nations Population Fund Agency (UNFPA) Representative, Violet Kakyoma said that there is need for Malawi to highlight special needs of women and adolescent girls who become more vulnerable during humanitarian disasters.

“This group faces abuse, sexual exploitation, violence and forced marriages during natural disasters. As an agency, we empower and safeguard the well-being of them and address their concerns and specific needs,” she said.

She added that they work closely with government on disaster preparedness to ensure that reproductive health is integrated into emergency responses.

So far, she said, the agency has deployed hygiene kits, obstetric and contraceptive supplies, trained personnel and other support to vulnerable populations.

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mbava zakwathu
5 years ago

Kkuswana nkosayamba

Phwado
5 years ago

Ngati chibelekero chanu a kweni chidavunda kaamba kotaya mimba asiyeni anzanu abeleke

cbk
cbk
5 years ago

Mavuto aliko ndithu,kibeleka ana koma osawasamala,kumagona ndi njala koma kumaganiza zomangobelekabe.eish.

Baby ma
Baby ma
5 years ago

Ine wanga Pano ndiye akukwawa nayo ya ma twins.Very soon will be popping out.Chakudya ndili nacho.Ndimalima kwabasi.We need to fill this.Malawi singazadze.Life span yaku Malawi ndi 40.If u reach 60 call yourself a lucky person.

Baby manufacturer
Baby manufacturer
5 years ago

Azimayi ena ukamangogona nawo amakakulengeza kwa azinzawo kuti ajanso ndiye kaya a neighbour atenga yachiwiri ife tikungokhala.Space ikatalikitsa azakhali ali muzatenge zisamba kumudzi mwina zikuvuta.Ndichifukwa enafe tikayamba kusinja machine sitisiya.Mwamva akweni?

Mong'onyolani
5 years ago

A Malawi ndife opusa kwambili-Timangobereka ana without limit. Boma lilibe policy pa “Family Planning”.

Please
Please
5 years ago

Eyewitness I will assume your brain is backwards hence your backward thinking. If a woman stays at home to look after children u think that’s not a job? Men are able to go to work coz they knows are lest assured that the children are being taken care of indirectly the woman also contributes to the finances by saving childcare money etc. Another thing is that, not all women prefers staying at home. Some men are insecure and suffers with inferiority complex as the result, they prefer their wives to be staying @home……blablabla

nyadoroba
nyadoroba
5 years ago

Ine pano ndikufuna mapasa kanayi, bola moyo osalesana ayi, paja anati tichuluke ngati mchenga ndiye ngati Bible malemba alimo ife ndife ayani kuleka. Kodi A kaliati inu paja
muli ndi ana angati?

Stupid DPP
Stupid DPP
5 years ago

By the way how many children is she having?

Hamu
Hamu
5 years ago

Kubeleka ndi kosayamba, amene asafuna asiye.

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