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Minister Gender, Children, Disability for Malawi: Patricia Kaliati

In our fifth episode on the 25th AU Summit, we speak to Malawi’s Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Patricia Kaliati. We underscore the value of educating women, and Minister Kaliati remarks on the use of education as a vaccine for the prevention of HIV and AIDS, as well as a tool for the economic empowerment of women. We also stress the importance of educating men about the issues that affect women. We elaborated on the progressive legislation Malawi has in place to protect and empower women covering gender based violence; marriage, divorce and family relations; rules and heritance; child protection and justice; gender equality etc… We reflect on women in leadership across the spectrum and the positive effect of role models. Tune in for more…

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