Sign the ATI Bill: Malawi: Information Bill Aids Mining Communities

Sign the ATI Bill: Malawi: Information Bill Aids Mining Communities

https://www.hrw.org/news/2017/01/25/malawi-information-bill-aids-mining-communities For Immediate Release Malawi: Information Bill Aids Mining Communities President Should Sign and Put Protections into Effect (Lilongwe, January 25, 2017) – Malawi’s recently passed information bill could help communities affected by the extractive industries get information about related

Malawi’s 2nd Annual Mining Indaba; Making Laws Work For The People

“We were surprised when the white people came to our community. We asked our chiefs what was going on but they said we should just look on and see where it leads. The white people later started measuring our farm land and digging ditches in our farms. My son’s farm has four ditches as I speak. When I what was going on I was told that it was not in my place to question government orders. We only came into the light about mining and their operations when Action Aid came and established Action circles.” Selina Likovo from Phalombe describing her experiences (This speech was in Chichewa and has been translated for reporting purposes)

CFJ and Partners Launch “Child Rights and Safety in the Extractive Industry Sector in Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda” Project

CFJ and Partners Launch “Child Rights and Safety in the Extractive Industry Sector in Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda” Project

Bank Information Center, Citizens for Justice, Foundation for Environmental Management and Campaign Against Poverty and Straight Talk Foundation gather to launch the Oak Foundation financed project: Child Rights and Safety in the Extractive Industry Sector in Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda Representatives from