End Violence Against Women and Girls launch

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Elita James, 10,Nkhonde, Balaka

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sewing training for mother group in Balaka

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Role model and mentor, Nurse Ellah S Mkandawire talks with girls at Nkhongoloni secondary school, Phalombe

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Inspired and motivated to be more (Mkomachi secondary school, Lilongwe)

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A girl with a dream

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we do the work that we do so that these smiles are never far away.. (CAVWOC) promoting rights of women and childrenin Malawi

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Phalombe, Malawi

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Our Mission


We exist to reduce gender based violence by protecting and supporting women and children who have been victimized; preventing future occurrences of the same through the provision and reinforcement of long lasting solutions that deal with the causes of Gender Based Violence.

Our vision


We envision a just Malawi in which all women and children are able to pursue their rights to live a healthy, socially and economically empowered life.

Our Values


  • Honesty
  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Openness
  • Non-discrimination
  • Equality

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Recent Projects

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Improving Secondary Education in Malawi (ISEM)

Two learners hold up the happiness and sadness boxes used to report abuse at Chisugulu secondary school in Phalombe

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Local Rights Programme

girl poses as a national treasure, entitled to rights as a Malawian Citizen, a National Champion to be.

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Combating Sexual/School Gender Based Violence Among Boys And Girls In Primary School For Increased Retention

Standard 6& 7 girls and their teacher Mrs Nyorongo Ulongwe 2 primary school, Balaka.

Budget: MWK

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Combating Sexual and Gender-Based Violence to retain girls (and boys) in Malawian schools for improved education. AKA Project Direct.

Intersports day in Phalombe, Malawi

Budget: MWK

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4th January 2022

VACANCY Programme Managert

The programme manager, on behalf of the Executive Director, will be responsible for delivering change. The role requires effective co-ordination of the programme’s projects and management of their inter-dependencies including oversight of any risks and issues arising. It also includes the co-ordination of the new capability for the business to enable effective change and realization of projected benefits. The role is crucial for creating and maintaining focus, timely delivery and achievement of set targets. The programme manager is responsible for: • planning and designing the programme and proactively monitoring its progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action • defining the programme's governance arrangements • ensuring effective quality assurance and the overall integrity of the programme - • managing the programme's budget on behalf of the Executive Director, • monitoring expenditure and costs against delivered and realized benefits as the programme progresses • facilitating the appointment of individuals to project teams • ensuring the delivery of new products or services from projects is to the appropriate level of quality, on time and within budget, in accordance with the programme plan and programme governance arrangements • ensuring there is allocation of common resources and skills within the programme's individual projects • managing third party contributions to the programme • managing communications with all stakeholders • managing both the dependencies and the interfaces between projects • managing risks to the programme's successful outcome • initiating extra activities and other management interventions wherever gaps in the programme are identified or issues arise • Reporting the progress of the programme to the Executive Director. The programme manager should have: • effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills • the ability to command respect and creating a sense of community amongst the members of the project teams • good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programmes • sound business case development and approvals skills • good understanding of the procurement process including negotiation with third parties • good knowledge of programme and project management methods including MSP and PRINCE2 • good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures • sufficient seniority and credibility to advise project teams on their projects in relation to the programme • the ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems QUALIFICATIONS A University Degree in Social Sciences or equivalent with a bias in Gender studies or project monitoring and evaluation. The desired candidate should have not less than 5 years’ experience in Programme / Project implementation and working for a Non-Governmental Organization. Those with a Master’s Degree in Gender studies or Women’s Law will have an added advantage. Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply Interested candidates should: Send an email with a resume to info@cavwoc.org, including a motivation letter of no more than 350 words. Due before 20th January 2022.

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Women and Children in Malawi face a lot of challenges in terms of inequalities, physical and sexual abuses, forced marriages and economic deprivation. Centre for Alternatives for Victimized Women and Read more

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  • cavwoc@gmail.com
  • +(265) 052 39876
  • www.cavwoc.org
  • Chichiri, Blantyre, Malawi