Centre for Girls and Interaction (CEGI)

Name of the event: Demanding Legal Reform – Safe Abortion for Women!
City: Mzuzu
Date: 28 September 2012

Type of the event:  awareness raising workshop

Description of the event:

The event will focus on two thing (1) we will talk about the current situation on the consequences of unsafe abortion in Malawi and how we need our government to do to save women lives (2) We are going to talk about youth participation in advocating for services of SRHR to be accessible in Malawi.

This event will target young people, health service providers, CSOs, 3 traditional leaders and individuals. We expect to have 60 participants. Issues to be addressed are advocating for safe abortion to safe women lives, contraceptives and women’s human rights to health. Two advocates from CEGI, District Health Officer and Legal Advisor. We need to see at the end of the event participants developing commitments to be leaders and advocates of change for safe abortion (increasing voices of change), To equip participants with information regarding legal issues sounding safe abortion as a rights of the women to health. This event is a youth initiative which will just invite key person from deferent groups to be part of the event.