G.R.A.C.E., a NGO based in the US and Kenya, works with communities in Kenya, Ghana, Tanzania, Mozambique and Malawi to mitigate the effects of HIV/AIDS. G.R.A.C.E. helps networks of African community-based organizations (CBOs), people living with AIDS(PLWAs), and youth deliver household-focused prevention and care, early childhood development, nutritional, agricultural, and economic improvements for sustainable communities. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
EQUINET is a network of professionals, civil society members, policy makers, state officials and others within the region who have come together as an equity catalyst, to promote and realise shared values of equity and social justice in health.
EQUINET is governed by a steering committee involving academic, government and civic institutions from Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and from SADC and international level. EQUINET programmes involve institutions from these and other SADC countries.
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WLSA-Malawi is a women’s rights NGO that exists to empower women in Malawi through the law by conducting action research, training and advocacy for legal and policy reform. It
* conducts research on gender issues in Malawi and Southern Africa, particularly on issues related to legal rights.
* provides information on gender and the law in order to influence policy and legal reform.
* does networking and exchanges information between the seven WLSA countries.
* conducts relevant training and education, explores and develops new methodologies and new perspectives for the study of gender and the law.
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FEDOMA is the umbrella body for disability organisations in Malawi. Member organisations are
* Malawi Union of the Blind; MUB
* Malawi National Association of the Deaf; MANAD
* Disabled Women in Development; DIWODE
* Malawi Disability Sports Association; MADISA
* The Albino Association of Malawi; TAAM
* Association of the Physically Disabled in Malawi; APDM
* Parents of Disabled Children Association in Malawi; PODCAM ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The CSR is a research institution within the Faculty of Social Science of the University of Malawi in Zomba. It undertakes both basic and applied research so as to generate information on priority problems of the country and channel the information to policy makers and planners. Main fields of research are:
- Poverty and sustainable livelihoods
- Environmental management and access to natural resources
- Social and cultural dimensions of public health
- Democracy and governance ... [according to site editor's information]
36 cartoons by the Malawian cartoonist Vic Kasinja, who was one of the best known in his profession in Malawi. He created the character of Taxina, a young, barely dressed woman in 1997 for the Malawian journal Daily Times. Kasinja died of Malaria at the age of 49. For more information see The Comic Reporter http://www.comicsreporter.com/index.php/vic_kasinja_1957_2007/ ... [editors ilissAfrica]
ActionAid Malawi is an Associate of the international anti-poverty agency ActionAid International. It started work in Malawi in 1990 and works with some of the poorest and most remote parts of Malawi in 28 districts. Through its policy and advocacy work ActionAid aims to empower poor and excluded people to demand and achieve their basic rights. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
OSISA is a Johannesburg-based foundation established in 1997, working in ten Southern Africa countries: Angola, Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is part of a network of foundations, established by George Soros. OSISA's vision is to promote and sustain the ideals, values, institutions and practice of open society. Its mission is to initiate and support programmes working towards open society ideals, and to advocate for these ideals in Southern Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
MEJN is a coalition of more than 100 civil society organizations, which have activities in the field of economic governance. MEJN's membership include NGOs, Community Based Organisations, Trade Unions, representatives of the Media, the academia, among others. The network is committed to poverty reduction through promotion of equitable and just distribution of socioeconomic opportunities through capacity building of civil society, policy research and dissemination, advocacy and monitoring for good economic governance at national and international levels. ... [according to site editor's information]
Banja La Mtsogolo is a Malawian Reproductive Healthcare NGO. BLM receives its major financial support from the British DFID, UNFPA, Family Federation of Finland (FFF), Swedish SIDA and Norwegian NORAD. As BLM complements Government efforts in the Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare field, it works closely with the Ministry of Health and population especially the Reproductive Health Unit and Department for Population Services, family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM), United nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA), Council for Non-Governmental Organizations (CONGOMA) and other stakeholders in the reproductive health field. ... [according to site editor's information ; editors ilissAfrica]