Mponela, Malawi, 11-15 November, 2019
The Faith and Positive Change for Children Initiative conducted a week-long WorkRock in Malawi.
This event has brought participants together in joining efforts to tackle issues related to child protection, especially child marriage. The event has given a new perspective of working for/with children to dig deeper into social norms and practices that are harmful to children – for generations to come.
Malawi Faith Actors represented by the Public Affairs Committee (PAC) drawn from the Malawi Council of Churches, Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM), Evangelical Association of Malawi (EAM), Anglican Council of Malawi, Baptist Convention of Malawi, Muslim Association of Malawi, Quadria Association of Malawi (OMAM) in collaboration with UNICEF and Joint Learning Initiative on Faith and Local Communities convened the WorkRock.
From the 11th to 15th of November 2019, the participants discussed the theme Strengthening Partnerships For Faith Actors For Positive Change for Children in Malawi.
The statement below highlights the key outcomes of the WorkRock, signed by Rev. Dr. Felix Chingota, chair fo the PAC: