Principal Secretary for the Ministry Dr Elizabeth Chindebvu Gomani.
The Ministry of Civic education and national Unity says Malawi can have good and patriotic citizens if civics and citizenship education is offered right from nursery schools to tertiary level of our education system. Principal Secretary for the ministry of Civic Education and National Unity Dr. Elizabeth Gomani Chindebvu said this during the opening of a steering committee meeting on presentation of the process to conduct a comprehensive curriculum audit on the inclusion.
Gomani Chindevu noted the absence of the subject in the school curriculum has resulted into ever increasing levels of abandonment of collective civic responsibilities in the country.
NICE has trained producers of the community radio stations from Nsanje, Machinga, Ntchisi, Dowa, Mzimba and Nkhata Bay on how to come up with programme production ideas and development messages on Sexeual and Gender Based Violence .
NICE is currently implementing a UN Women-sponsored project called Spotlight Initiative that is aimed at eliminating all forms of sexual and gender based violence and harmful practices towards women and children.
Ollen Mwalubunju NICe Executiuve Director during the launch
NICE Public Trust says traditional and religious leaders have a great role to play in ensuring that cultural practices that bring positivity to the society are encouraged.
Speaking on Friday during a press briefing in Lilongwe to mark the official launch of a UN Women sponsored Spotlight Initiative Project, Ollen Mwalubunju Executive Director of the Trust said as custodians of culture, traditional leaders should lead in eliminating negative cultural practices and norms.