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MalawiLII Expands Outreach Under NED-Funded Project: Enabling Free Access to Legal Information

The Malawi Legal Information Institute (MalawiLII.org), in partnership with Laws Africa, is proud to share updates on our outreach activities under the “Enabling free access to legal information” project. This initiative, funded by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), aims to empower citizens, particularly women and girls, to actively participate in Malawi’s democratic landscape. Recent […]

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Empowering Communities, Transforming Lives: GJU’s Impact in Nkhotakota

As we reflect on our year-long project work in the Nkhotakota district, we are filled with a sense of accomplishment and renewed purpose. Our efforts to enhance access to justice and combat gender-based violence (GBV) have made tangible differences in people’s lives while also illuminating the challenges that remain. Key Achievements: Comprehensive Baseline Studies: We

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The Gender and Justice Unit Makes Waves at the 9th African Population Conference

The Gender and Justice Unit (GJU) proudly participated in the 9th African Population Conference held in Lilongwe, Malawi, from May 20-24, 2024. Organized every four years by the Union for African Population Studies (UAPS), the African Population Conference (APC) is the largest scientific meeting on population issues that examines the state and knowledge gaps regarding

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Justice for All: Combating Sexual Harassment in Malawi’s Courts

Join us for an inside look at a groundbreaking Train-the-Trainer workshop aimed at ending sexual harassment and sextortion in Malawi’s judicial system. This short documentary showcases the efforts of the Gender and Justice Unit (GJU), the Women Judges Association of Malawi (WOJAM – https://www.facebook.com/womenjudgesassociation/), and the Democratic Governance and Rights Unit (DGRU) to create a

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Empowering Women, Enabling Justice: Combating Gender-Based Violence with Legal Empowerment

We are thrilled to share today’s Trócaire-supported activity! In pursuing a Malawi free from gender-based violence (GBV), we are working with the community victim support members of Chigwirizano, Chitipi, Lumbadzi and Mtandire to conduct legal clinics and legal awareness activities. At the heart of our mission lies the unwavering commitment to empower women with knowledge and

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