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Debrief Meeting with the Minister of Gender on Inclusive and Responsive Electoral Gender Reforms

In 2017, the Malawi Law Review Commission, in consultation with key stakeholders, conducted a comprehensive review of laws and practices related to the conduct of the election in Malawi. The Law Review Commission advanced several recommendations aligning Malawi’s electoral law to the Constitution, and with the view to strengthen participation, representation, transparency, accountability, legitimacy, and…

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Leadership session for Lady Diplomats

In June 2021, the Malawi Government appointed 40 new diplomats and secretaries to assume leadership and advisory roles in key diplomatic missions across the globe as High Commissioners and Ambassadors. These new appointments contribute to an effort to promote Malawi to investors, in line with Malawi’s new motion to move from aid diplomacy, to trade…

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Support to More Income and Employment in Rural Areas (MIERA) markets

CCSS is providing consulting services for the Implementation of the Component 1 of the More Income and Employment in Rural Areas through Infrastructures and Financing (MIERA). This involves an assessment of the current situation and challenges at 8 market investment locations provided via MIERA regarding the communication between beneficiary Councils and Market Committees, and Vendors.…

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Community engagement visits with Malawi’s parliamentary women’s caucus

Malawi’s Parliamentary Women’s Caucus (PWC) is a cross-party grouping of all elected female members of Malawi’s National Assembly. In September 2021, in line with ‘promoting gender equality and equity at all levels of human development’, the PWC organized and engaged in a series of community engagement activities centered on Girls’ Education and Women’s Leadership. The…

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SPOTLIGHT INITIATIVE: Gender sensitive solutions in security and humanitarian response for women and girls project

Centre for Civil Society Strengthening (CCSS) and God Cares Rights Foundation (GCRF) are jointly implementing a Gender sensitive solution in security and humanitarian response for women and girls in Rumphi district. The project aims to support efforts to deconstruct the social cultural norms prevalent by building capacity for increased women and girl’s participation in decision…

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Interface meeting with political party leadership on inclusive and gender responsive electoral reforms

In 2017, the Malawi Law Review Commission, in consultation with key stakeholders, conducted a comprehensive review of laws and practices related to the conduct of the election in Malawi. The Law Review Commission advanced several recommendations aligning Malawi’s electoral law to the Constitution, and with the view to strengthen participation, representation, transparency, accountability, legitimacy, and…

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Request for Quotations for the Supply and Delivery of Goods

Centre for Civil Society Strengthening (CCSS) in partnership with God Cares Rights Foundation (GCRF) received a grant from Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund on a project ‘Gender sensitive solutions in security and humanitarian response for women and girls in Mphompha, STA Mwankhunikira, Rumphi district’. The project aims to strengthen women’s rights groups, autonomous social movements…

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CCSS becomes recipient of Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF)

Civil Society Strengthening (CCSS) is a recipient of a two years Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF). In Malawi, the WPHF aims to establish and support grassroots women’s civil society networks with enhanced capacities to advocate, initiate and participate in gender sensitive humanitarian action within disaster-affected areas and refugee/IDP camps, prioritizing skills transfers and resilience…

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The Spotlight Initiative

The United Nations with support from European Union embarked on a new multi-year program, entitled the Spotlight Initiative, focusing on eliminating violence against women and girls and harmful practices. The Initiative is built around six pillars after an extensive global theory of change exercise. The pillars are: Laws and Policies Institutions   Prevention and Social Norms…

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