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  • Girls must be empowered with early education

    Is early childhood education important?

    May 24, 15 • Brains, EveryWoman, Life & Style • Written by : No Comments

    A lot of children in Malawi start primary schools unprepared. They in turn fail to perform well in class. Most of them start primary school between the ages of five and eight. According to a 2014...

  • People taking photographs with touch smart phone during a Church service

    Is it appropriate to use gadgets in church?

    Apr 12, 15 • Brains • Written by : No Comments

    With the advancement of technology, a lot of gadgets—be they smartphones, ipads, tablets and laptops—can be seen everywhere. A lot has changed with the advent of these devices. The way people...

  • Dealing with HIV/Aids at nursery school is tricky

    Is it neccessary to disclose a child’s HIV status at school?

    Apr 4, 15 • Brains • Written by : Comments Off on Is it neccessary to disclose a child’s HIV status at school?

    Disclosing one’s HIV status is one of the boldest decisions a person can make. It is up to the person whether to reveal their status or not. But is it necessary to disclose a child’s HIV status...

  • Is intelligence inherited or nurtured?

    Where do children get their intelligence from?

    Mar 21, 15 • Brains • Written by : Comments Off on Where do children get their intelligence from?

    The Macmillan dictionary for advanced learners defines intelligence as the ability to understand, think about things, to gain and use knowledge. There has been debate on where this intelligence comes...

  • Beauty pegeants: Do they depict morals?

    Fame and behaviour change: Where do they meet?

    Jan 18, 15 • Brains • Written by : Comments Off on Fame and behaviour change: Where do they meet?

    Models and beauty queens in the office of Miss Malawi and other similar offices are regarded as role models in society. But while people hold them at such high esteem, their offices are associated...

  • Mental_health

    Care giving versus mental well being

    Nov 30, 14 • Brains • Written by : Comments Off on Care giving versus mental well being

    or centuries, family members have provided care and support to each other during times of illness. What makes a family member a ‘caregiver’? Who are these family caregivers, what do they do and...

  • Dealing with heartbreak

    Oct 5, 14 • Brains • Written by : Comments Off on Dealing with heartbreak

    Heartbreak is commonly associated with intense pain or suffering one feels after losing a loved one. It is a condition probably everyone experiences in their lifetime, with different number of times....

  • Girl ‘abuse’ condemned at initiation ceremonies

    Aug 17, 14 • Brains • Written by : Comments Off on Girl ‘abuse’ condemned at initiation ceremonies

    The mistreatment of girls at initiation ceremonies in Mangochi has prompted human rights activists to civic educate custodians of the tradition to improve on some ‘lessons’ imparted to the...

  • Breastfeeding enhances a child’s immunity

    Malawi to review maternal leave policy to promote breastfeeding

    Aug 10, 14 • Brains • Written by : Comments Off on Malawi to review maternal leave policy to promote breastfeeding

    This year’s breastfeeding week will be memorable to working women if Malawi Government lives up to the promise of reviewing the maternal leave policy to allow exclusive breastfeeding. Ministry of...

  • A woman serving a customer: Are women trustworthy or exploited?

    Women at till machines

    Jul 27, 14 • Brains • Written by : Comments Off on Women at till machines

    Women are a common sight in shops and supermarkets operating cash registers or manning tills across the country, a development that prompts questions. Is it an issue of trust or a markert gimmick...