The Malawi government’s Revised Readmission Procedures to deal with learner pregnancy was launched in 2006. Ten years later, SALC and the Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) conducted research into the manner in which the policy is applied in practice. This research report critically assesses the current policy provisions and their enforcement. The report highlights various factors that ought to be considered in the revision of the policy and its application to ensure that it does not violate the human rights of learners.
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MALAWI CONSTITUTIONAL COURT TO HEAR FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION CASE FROM 26 – 30 SEPTEMBER 2022.
Malawi, Blantyre, 21 September 2022: From 26 to 30 September 2022, the High Court of Malawi, sitting as a Constitutional Court, will hear a case brought by members of Nyasa Rainbow Alliance (NRA) challenging the refusal by the Ministry of Justice through its office of the Registrar General to register NRA,…
Staff Writer21 Sep 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: MALAWI HIGH COURT TO DELIVER JUDGMENT ON CHALLENGE TO POLICE “SWEEPING EXERCISE”
Blantyre, Malawi – On Friday, 22 July 2022, Malawi High Court Judge Zione Ntaba, will deliver a judgment in the judicial review case of State v Officer in Charge, Kasungu Police Station and Inspector General of Police, Ex Parte Henry Banda and 2 Others, Judicial Review Case No. 28 of…
Luntha Chimbwete21 Jul 2022
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MALAWI: HIGH COURT TO REVIEW HARSH SENTENCE IMPOSED ON YOUTH FOR HEMP POSSESSION
On 12 July 2022, the High Court in Blantyre will review the decision of Senior Resident Magistrate Court, Masonga, who convicted and sentenced a 17-year-old young person to 8 years imprisonment with hard labor for the offence of possession of Indian Hemp without a license contrary to Regulation 4(a) of…
Luntha Chimbwete11 Jul 2022