Malawi govt moves in full swing to deal with rape, defilement

Government is moving in full swing and fast to control the escalating cases of rape and defilement in the country which now seem to be out of control.

Minister Chimwendo Banda: Co-chair

Minister of Homeland Security Richard Chimwendo Banda has disclosed that the ministry has now instituted a 15-member committee to look into the issue of escalating cases of rape and defilement in the country, just days after president Lazarus Chakwera made the directive.

Chimwendo Banda said he is co-chairing the committee with Minister of Gender, Social Welfare and Community Development Patricia Kaliati.

He said the committee will start meeting this Saturday.

This follows a directive President Lazarus Chakwera gave last Saturday, during a national radio address, that a task force be formed to look into the matter with urgency.

Some of the members of the committee, according to Chimwendo Banda, are Minister of Justice, Minister of Civic education, Women Lawyers and Women in Media Associations, civil society representatives and traditional leaders among other members.

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nafundo zalo
nafundo zalo
8 months ago

za committee aiso. mu komiti momwemo ena ndi agalu avala ubweya wa nkhosa kungoti sanaululidwe.

LAMULO LILIPO KALE .
komitiyo izayamba awa amangidwe awa ai.

ndi zomwezo zoti oba nkhuku 10 years with hard labour woba millions scot free cifukwa sitikutsata ndondomeko zoyenetera.
LAW IS A LAW AND LET BE PUT IN PLACE. BHASI

Khima
Khima
8 months ago

Rape is a product of man’s state of mind ngati ikuchuluka it means its something deep within the society. Dealing with individuals at this stage is not sustainable enough. It is very rare for a financially stable men to rape apart from few perverts. We need to empower men so that apeze livelihood and be accepted by women into marriages. We have huge number of growing men opanda zochita loitering around vulturing on vulnerable women. Slowly tikufika pa South Africa..same situation…

Anzeru Akumawa
8 months ago

ine ndikuonana kuti vuto tataya chikhalidwe cha Makolo, Azigogo athu Karelo sanaliopusa kuyika ndondomeko ya Mavalidwe komanso makhalidwe mwa ana ndipo timakula nazo, amaika mantha mwa mwana wamkazi komanso wamamuna kuti tisamazolowerane machezedwe athu, komanso kupeleka ulemu kwa akulu akulu mmayankhulidwe inde ngakhale machitidwe a zinthu, Koma pano zosenzo zatha ndipo tatenga chikhalidwe cha eni ake azungu mosachimvesesa ndikumachisatira ukati upange za chikhalidwe cha kwanu ati ndiwe osalira. Azungu zovala zawo zambiri za chizimayi zimaonesa matupi awo pantunda eni ake anachizolowera ndipo saona vuto komanso simuzamva kuti agwililira, ngozi ili kwa otengera, chifukwa chake nkhani izi zili posepose muno mu… Read more »

Mphwanga
Mphwanga
8 months ago
Reply to  Anzeru Akumawa

Abambo ndi Anyamata anzanga, mkazi akati sindikufuna, tiyeni timvere basi. Game yanji yowumirizana.

BigMan
BigMan
8 months ago
Reply to  Anzeru Akumawa

Tsono kamwana kavala thewela, wina akukagwililila ndiye kuti sikanavale bwino? Are we men or dogs?

Man
Man
8 months ago
Reply to  Anzeru Akumawa

Uku nde kulankhula chikhalidwe chasokonokera means kumaminula kuyamba ali wang’ono

Alamu Pumani Mwakalamba

This is a non-starter. You cannot read someone’s intentions to steal, to rape, etc even if you are a psychologist.

Kumavalo Nsamaonetsa Nyoni
Kumavalo Nsamaonetsa Nyoni
8 months ago

Full swing my foot!!

Full swing would be,those caught red handed should not go through trial,just ask a judge to pronounce sentence and execute him in public.

Sounds harsh becsuse Malawians are used to being treated nicely for the sake of votes.

Hung the busterds,!

BigMan
BigMan
8 months ago

Another committee for what? There is already laws against rape, just make sure the laws are enforced to the letter.

The problem is inconsistency and blatant incompetence, up to now the police thugs who raped and pillaged Nsundwe are still walking free in full police uniform probably committing more rapes with orders from above.

So when Joe Public sees that why should he be afraid to rape? You are setting bad examples. This government is losing support daily, you are weak, all talk and am getting tired of it.

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