The NGO Gender Coordination Network (NGO GCN) was established in 1998 with the objective of coordinating activities of NGO dealing with gender related and women’s rights issues in Malawi. Its membership includes NGOs dealing with gender and women issues in Malawi. The NGO GCN is the only network dealing with gender issues in Malawi and has diversity in the membership and issues addressed. It is therefore a legitimate voice on national gender issues. The Mission statement of the NGOGCN is a network that exists to promote gender equality and equity in Malawi through co-ordination, lobbying, advocacy, information sharing and capacity building of its members.

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Legislative Advocacy Coalition on Violence Against Women

Legislative Advocacy Coalition on Violence Against Women (LACVAW) is a Coalition of diverse groups in civil society working on various aspects of women’s human rights, particularly, violence against women. The Coalition was formed in 2001, in response to the need to bring together and amplify the voices of NGOs across the country, particularly those that were proposing Bills at the State and National Assemblies on issues of domestic violence, harmful traditional practices and inheritance rights.

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