09 January 2017 - The conviction of a Malawian man who slept with underage girls as part of “sexual cleansing” rituals signals that the custom may not be tolerated. But his two-year sentence has activists questioning how strong the justice system’s resolve is for ending the practice.

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26 July 2016 - A Malawian man, who  featured in a BBC story as being involved in an initiation ceremony to "cleanse" young girls by having sex with them, has been arrested.

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MTAKATAKA, 31 March 2016 - Chief Kachindamoto has broken up 850 child marriages in three years, and banned the sexual initiations of young girls.

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21 March 2016 - The United States and British governments knew where at least 80 of the Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram were but failed to launch a rescue mission, it has been revealed.

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PRESS RELEASE
16 February 2016 - Girls and women kidnapped by Nigeria's insurgent group, Jamāʻat Ahl as-Sunnah lid-daʻwa wal-Jihād (JAS), commonly known as Boko Haram, face mistrust and persecution upon their return to society, according to new research by International Alert and UNICEF, released today.

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14 January 2016- Traditional practices in Malawi that had disappeared such as 'fish for sex' are gradually resurfacing, much to the alarm of those working on the national HIV response.

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12 January 2016 – First Lady Madam Sia Nyama Koroma has joined several stakeholders in the health sector to support the new Abortion Act, which was passed by Parliament last year but is yet to receive presidential assent.

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