Mutharika continues with ‘feminocracy’, appoints first female Malawi Prison Chief

President Peter Mutharika continues his agenda in promoting female talent to achieve gender equality as he has appointed a first female  Malawi Prisons Chief Commissioner  Ms Wandika Phiri.

New Chief Commissioner of Malawi Prisons: Wandika Phiri

Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) said in a statement seen by Nyasa Times that the appointment is with immediate effect.

Mutharika’s government has taken proactive measures to include women in strategic decision-making positions.

He has so far  appointed to the position of Clerk of Parliament, Solicitor General and Chairperson of the Malawi Electoral Commission to held by women.

According to Mutharika Malawi considers women participation in all corners of governance and society as a priority.

The potential of a ‘feminocracy’ should surely instil optimism in those working towards equality of opportunity for female talent in the world of work.

Mutharika’s agenda of promoting female talent receivied backing from.

IMF Managing director, Christine Lagarde who said her organization will “support countries whose budgets deliberately mainstream gender into their focus areas.”

She said that some countries still favour laws that discriminate women.

“Although countries claim to be for the empowerment of women, 90% have laws that undermine equality for women. It is macro economically relevant to empower women and boost economic growth,” said the IMF chief.

According to Lagarde, tackling gender inequality boosts growth, reduces revenue inequality and diversifies economy.

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Chiswabumbu
Chiswabumbu
3 years ago

KODI RECRUITMENT YA AZIMAI KU PRISON IMAYENDA BWANJI? ONSE AMAKHALA VERY HANDSOME

Zondiwe
Zondiwe
3 years ago

Does it matter where she comes from?
As long as she is a Malawian with the right qualifications, let her be given the support.
Malawi is a very small country. Our whole population is less than the population of greater Cairo
in Egypt.
Congratulations Mai Phiri. God protect and guide you in that difficult job.

Amaduh Cassim
Amaduh Cassim
3 years ago

Nayenso mwayi wake oti alowetseko abale ake akatulutsa post ya prison warder

Mkaidi
Mkaidi
3 years ago

Mulonda wankazi.

zoona
zoona
3 years ago

Congratulations! She is passionate about human rights and restorative justice. Learnt a lot from her at Queens University in Canada.

lemson
lemson
3 years ago

Congratulations Wandika. You really deserve that.

Malaki
Malaki
3 years ago

She is beautiful kkkkkkkk. Is she not married????

Njonda
Njonda
3 years ago

Takhala tikudikira ife. Congratulations mayi wandika, you deserve this. Mumachedwanazo kuti zimenezi, mpaka enafe tinasiya ntchito ku MPS because of poor leadership.God bless this lady because its not an easy position, afiti anachulukako ku MPS, put God first and everything is going to be alright. I love you My President, keep on making balanced dissensions for all departments around our beautiful country Malawi. Salute to you Ms Wandika Phiri, Congratulations once more and may God Bless you with wisdom to serve with nothing but dignity, humility and your eyes open to see those that are and have been ignored in… Read more »

Ineyo
Ineyo
3 years ago

Congratulations Commissioner Wandika Phiri!

Lutepo
Lutepo
3 years ago

Long overdue to replace Dr (Honarary) Litto Genezulu Mtengaano. Mbatama ya munthu wankhanza who doesn’t know government procedure and protocol. Builder wosathaso basic brick laying yomwe. A Mtengaaano ndizimezotu. Unatikhalira for so long. May be ife a Degree fe tingaasunthe from prison warder to appropriate grade.

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