Archive for: December, 2014

Expert pushes for review of water policies in Malawi

Expert pushes for review of water policies in Malawi Expert says Malawi’s shortage of accessible water may be due to lack of political will or improperly planning in meeting the resource needs of Malawians. Taps in Malawi often run dry, forcing residents to use sources such as rivers and wells, which can spur the spread…

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Malawi: The media’s role in changing sexist mind-sets

Malawi: The media’s role in changing sexist mind-sets Malawian media outlets, both hard and soft, often reproduce stories that perpetuate stereotypes and inequality. However, this article from allAfrica.com calls for the removal of sensationalist, stereotypical and gossip-based programming that denigrates women. As alternatives, it suggests “gender responsive and educational stories that demonstrate the strength and…

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Malawian women fight for better HIV/AIDS drugs

Malawian women fight for better HIV/AIDS drugs In Malawi, women are one-and-a-half times more likely to contract HIV based on inequality resulting from gender violence and social and economic inequality. Furthermore, women are far less likely to have access to antiretroviral medications, an injustice Malawian women are calling on the government to change.

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