Mutharika says Malawi to put up mechanism to address women issues

President Peter Mutharika has said Malawi government has put in place mechanisms aimed at addressing the plight of women in the country who he said are usually victimized because of their gender.

Mutharika: most of the times women are never given the opportunity to express themselves

Mutharika: Most of the times women are never given the opportunity to express themselves

Addressing Global Leaders meeting on Gender Equality and Women Empowerment in New York on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, Professor Mutharika explained that most of the times women are never given the opportunity to express themselves on issues affecting them resulting in the formulation of laws which do not favour their interests though they are in majority at any level.

He said it was for this reason that all efforts are being made to assist women in the country to be part of the activities taking place around them so that they make their position known to everybody.

“He for She campaign is one such strategy that my government has adopted to address gender inequalities based violence and promote women political participation so that their economic empowerment is clearly noticed,” Mutharika explained to other world leaders attending the conference.

In addition to that, the President said government has put in place legal framework to continuously protect women from any form of harassment in society and families. He said the enactment of Marriage Act remains one among many efforts being put in place for the same cause which he said has always been sought by stakeholders.

Mutharika therefore gave an assurance that government will always be in the forefront accelerating the implementation of actions and activities to achieve gender equality and total empowerment of women in Malawi.

He then appealed to other world leaders to mainstream all gender related programs as part of the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals which have just been passed by the General Assembly at the beginning of the current assembly.

The conference was organized to afford opportunities among political leaders to make commitments to protect women and children.

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Panja penipeni

So Patricia Kaliati is not enough for these gender issues?Apatu Ndiye kaya.A shoeshiner onse aja mwanyamula kukagona nawo Wardof Astoria nkhani zake nkukhala zimenezi?


What is the President doing in NY with 121 entourage for three weeks. Other Presidents who will equally address the UN have not yet left their countries for NY. President wathuyu akuthamangila chani ku dziko la eni. Is it the external travel allowances which we hear he gets even when all his expenses are paid for by government. Could this not be categorized as fraud. Getting travel allowances when you’re are on full board..
….in the organization I work for this is serious fraud. And you expect Malawians to be ethical? No no no.


Just shoot when hes comingback dat polofesa wokumbamanda aana

Professor Colbyn

Milomo yo tsono ngati tima Labia Minora ta Geeee. Big man wamkulu our President.

Professor Colbyn

This guy you call Peter Mutharika is a dunderhead full time. His professorship is based on just compilation of others peoples work. He isnt a professorial material. Malawi akupita ku mphompho. We need an uprising now than later


Robert zingani you are forgiven for all your sins! Mutharika is a puss!

Robert Zingani

His Excellency President Professor Peter Mutharika,the performer and visionary leader,Champion of promoting gender in the world! DPP! Boma!! Beyond 2019 wawa!!

Dr Kaunde

Put mechanisms to undress women. Kenako u will pwala one by one starting with Getu, Seode wite, Kaliati, Jin Kalira, Dambuzo Gre Chuma, kkkkkk Pwalling Master che Pitara


Bla bla bla
There is nothing on the ground to substanciate what he is saying.
Instead, he took with him 115 people to UNGA for what?

APM's advisor on gondolosi and nsatsi

Ha ha ha!!!!!!!!!!!.

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