NEWS

The most recent stories about our work from local and international outlets.


ArtGlo Engages Organizations in Partnership Event

By: Grace Sabao

Published in Malawi News Agency Online on May 8, 2019

ArtGlo engaged organizations in Lilongwe in a partnership showcase event to get them acquainted with our participatory arts programming. Read the full article.


STAKEHOLDERS TRAINED TO USE HUMAN-CENTERED DESIGN TO END GVB IN TEVET COLLEGES

Published in STEP Malawi

Through ArtGlo, representatives from 14 technical colleges across the country learned participatory arts techniques to end gender-based violence in their colleges. Read the full article.


STEP PARTNERS WITH SDG AWARD WINNING ARTGLO TO END GBV IN TECHNICAL COLLEGES

Published in STEP Malawi

Skills and Technical Education Programme (STEP), in partnership with award winning Art and Global Health Centre Africa (ArtGlo), will be working with technical colleges across the country to raise awareness about Gender Based Violence (GBV) at colleges and to support each college in creating and implementing effective GBV reporting systems. Read the full article.


ENDING GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AT TEVET COLLEGES THROUGH THE ARTS

Published in STEP Malawi

Gender-based violence (GBV), which includes consent and sexual harassment, are overlooked and frequently go unreported due to poor systems, lack of knowledge, or lack of understanding of the full scope of the issue. As a result, people are unaware of far reaching physical, psychological, and emotional damage that a victim of GBV goes through. More measures need to be taken to educate people about GBV in order to end it. Read the full article.


UMUNTHU CHALLENGES HEALTH SERVICE PROVIDERS

Published in Zambezi Post on March 4, 2019

ArtGlo has urged health service providers in the country to stop discriminating against minority groups such as lesbians, gay, bisexual transgender and intersex (LGBTI) when they seek medical attention. Read the full article. 


A Reflection on the Past, Present and Future of Critical Health and Medical Humanities in Malawi

By: Chisomo Kalinga

Published in BMJ Blog: Medical Humanities on December 5, 2018

On 24–26 August 2017, the University of Malawi’s Chancellor College in Zomba hosted its first international medical humanities conference, which was funded by the Wellcome Trust. It was an honour to be part of the team that helped support this initiative with our hosts. Scholars, creative practitioners, policymakers, NGOs and members of Zomba’s arts community converged to showcase their creative outputs, programmes, research findings and interventions that examine how health intersects with the arts, humanities and social sciences. Read the full story.


We’re using art to get teens talking about sex, and you should too: Make Art Stop AIDS Malawi

By: Cassidy Joy

Published in Medium: Amplify - A Global Health Corps Publication on August 14, 2018

Using participatory art to foster open and honest sexual and reproductive health education in Malawi and the U.S. Read the full story.


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