On 15 August 2021, Tambudzai Gonese-Manjonjo wrote an article for the Standard (Zimbabwe) tackling the lack of urgency in dealing with child marriages. Read the article here .
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News Release: Court sentences rapist cop to 30 years imprisonment
Blantyre, 18 January 2022 – Today, the High Court of Malawi sentenced former Police Officer, Andrew Chagaga, to 30 years’ imprisonment for rape of a minor in police custody. Background On 12 December 2020, the complainant, a 17-year-old girl, and her friends who were on their way to church were…
Staff Writer18 Jan 2022
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Ending impunity for police officers who commit sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Malawi
Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), inflicts harm on women and girls and is a severe violation of bodily integrity and autonomy, especially when perpetrated by persons in positions of authority, such as Police officers. As we commemorate the Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women and embark on 16 days…
Thabo Buthelezi30 Nov 2021
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South Africa: A safe haven for perpetrators of international crimes?
Mail & Guardian 12 November 2021 Atilla Kisla The Office of the Chief Prosecutor of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) visited Pretoria on 8 and 9 November to meet representatives of the South African departments of home affairs, police, justice and international relations. The IRMCT was mandated by the…
Staff Writer15 Nov 2021