Public launch of Harmful Traditional Practices Report in Malawi

September 2019: On July 10th, a delegation of the University of Zurich reached Lilongwe, the capital city of Malawi, to participate to the official launch of the report that CCWD produced and that is titled Traditional Practices in Malawi.

The Report, which is co-authored by Medson Makwemba of the National Statistical Office of Malawi, Blessings Chinsinga, Chrissie Thakwalakwa Kantukule, and Alister Munthali of the Centre for Social Research of the University of Malawi, Mekonnen Woldegorgis of UNICEF Malawi and Simon Haenni and Qingyang Lin, from CCWD at the University of Zurich, is the first of its kind in this country. The presentation has been followed by a lively discussion, showing how sensitive this topic could be.

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