Malawi: President Banda Focuses on Women

In an interview with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Malawian President Joyce Banda underscores her belief in the importance of women's health and empowerment.



  • Malawi:  Malawi - Women Reeling From Effects of Climate Change

    Gender Links, 29 October 2012

    There's something strange about the weather in Malawi. September saw scorching, unrelenting heat normally associated with October. The days have been blurs of white hot sunlight, ... read more »

  • Malawi:  SADC Gender Protocol 2012 Barometer - Malawi

    Gender Links, 16 October 2012

    The swearing in of Joyce Banda as the first female president of Malawi in April 2012 has been a major boost for gender activists, not only in the country, but also in the SADC ... read more »

  • Malawi:  Engaging Local Leaders to Save the Lives of Mothers, 30 September 2011

    Joyce Banda is Malawi's first female vice president. Before taking office in 2009, Banda served as a member of parliament, minister of Gender, Child Welfare and Community Services, ... read more »

  • Malawi:  Kudos to Joyce Banda for Progressive Leadership

    Gender Links, 23 August 2012

    President Joyce Banda of Malawi made her maiden appearance at the annual Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Heads of State and Government Summit that took place from 17 ... read more »

  • Liberia:  The Era of Women

    The Informer, 1 May 2012

    President Joyce Banda of Malawi, Africa's second female Head of State visited Liberia over the weekend and used the occasion to speak about her difficult journey to the presidency. read more »

  • Malawi:  President Joyce Banda Eager to Build Bridges With Western Donors

    The Guardian, 1 May 2012

    Resumption of diplomatic ties with Britain signals progress in quest to distance new regime from that of late predecessor read more »