MenEngage Africa condemns harassment of women in Malawi and calls for men to stand up against this violence


The MenEngage Africa Network, and its member Men for Gender Equality Now Malawi (MEGEN), calls for an immediate crackdown on suspects who recently stripped naked and beat up women in the Malawi cities of Lilongwe, Mzuzu and Blantyre. These acts were barbaric and unjust, and not fit for a democratic county with a comprehensive Bill of Rights to protect all its citizens. We commend President Bingu wa Mutharika’s strong stance on this issue, and the Malawi Police Service for trying to bring to justice anyone who attacks women in this way.

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