By October 14, 2016

The Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) has warned teachers across the country against violating the rights of learners in the country’s primary schools.

This was said on Wednesday at Nsundwe Primary School where MHRC met with other authorities to strategize on some of the ways that can be put in place to combat physical abuse of learners in primary school in the country.

Girls are the most affected. (Image credit: www.peacetimes.news)

Girls are the most affected.
(Image credit: www.peacetimes.news)

A recent report has shown that over 13 cases of child abuse in several primary schools have been registered and have been described as one of the factors hindering the students’ education.

One of the pupils, who asked not to be mentioned, confirmed the development that his headmaster beat him and he was admitted.

“One day I wanted to help myself in the school toilets but the toilets were not in a proper condition to use so I decided to urinate on a tree when the headmaster came he asked me to choose 15 slaps or more than 10 hits in the head, when I denied he beat me such that I was admitted at the hospital,” said the learner.

Authorities have since described the abuse as one of the violations of human rights to the student.

Meanwhile, Malawi Human Rights Commission says it is putting in place ways to deal with the issue at hand to make sure that the students are safe and learning without fear.




130 Comments

  1. Muyambe ndi a apolisiwa muwaopa hahaha amabugwe

  2. Acepesedi maziphunzisi ena amafikapo kumangowapasa ana mambama mpaka mwana kusiya kunva,zilango zizikhalapo koma osati kuwamenya

  3. A MHRC U Shud Know Tht A Teacher Shud Use Each And Every Posible Measure To Control Th Class To Achieve Maximum Learning!Even Countries Like USA Thy Hv Not Agreed, To These Conventions On Th Rights Of Children.A MHRC, Be Teachers First, Then U R Going To Appriciate!

  4. COME AND EXPERIENCE IT THEN MUZIBWERA NDI ZIMA RIGHTS ZANUZO.MUZIDYA MONEY PA MA TEACHERS? GOD WIL JUDGE

  5. Aphunzitsi musiye kukwapula ana mumaonjeza ngat ana menewo ndi anu ine zimandiwa muzingoyembekeza mwezi ukatha boma likulipiren ,tikulanga mwana wamweni yay

  6. Does a teacher have the rights? Wina andichotse umbuli?

  7. Kkk mwana ndi ovuta ena amamva ndi kumenyedwa

  8. First enter the classes for just a week . then come back with your ufulu

  9. Olo Baibilu limati, “menya wonyoza ndipo wachibwana adzachenjera” anawa alufunika makofi pafupipafupi.

  10. spare e whip spoil e child…mwana wapa africa amamv2 mchikwapu…tinene kut anawa mmakomomu samalangidwa?

  11. Onse osutsana ndi zomwe BIBLE likunena ndi A SATANIC

  12. Analakwa chani???? Mwanayo,,, and ana alero mukuwadziwa alibe khalidwe…..aphunzitsiwo anali amuna amamenya mwanayo?omenyedwayo anali wamkazi???….ndione poyambira uzeni

  13. Ana Ena Amamva Akawapasa Chbalo Bcz Of Chamba Smoke More Guyz Are Not Respect Elders Ndye Muynera Kuwalanga Mayuth Osamvera Mphudzts

  14. Ndiye aphunzitsife ndiyemationelera. Muziwaphunzitsa nokha

  15. MHRC has neva paid teachers even 4 a single month,so stop telling teachers wat to do

  16. Ana ena mzitsiru. Mwano, ufiti mukanakhala mticha mukadaziona

  17. tiye nazoni za maufulu zanuzo ana akuonongeka chonchi! amene uli mphunzitsi mzanga iwe uzingotuluka mkalasimo basi! mwapempha ndalama kwa azungu anuwo kuti mulimbane ndi mphunzitsi ati! #nuisance

  18. Better result come through chambok kick dem the right position not overboundery

  19. Junzo Ri says:

    NOSENSE N STUPID Wth ur rights.

  20. Thako Lakuda says:

    Alipo mphuzts akumenyabe ana axool? Ng@ akutopetsan anawo bwanj kungotuluka kumakagugula paja? Aphuzts gulan mafon android pliz snthaw ino busy kukhala mkalas kumaphuztsa, salary yake it? Ufulu udawachulukira anawa, mukalowa ulere2, zochta mzambr, isaaa…

  21. Ife nde timaphwanya KUTI umbuli uchoke…. Apo bii za xool tiyiwale

  22. makamaka pajalo school akuonjeza kutuma tsekela lapaoctober

  23. Inu Amaufulu Maujeni Anu. Mchifukwa Chiyani Aliyese Akakhutitsa Kosewerela Amakhala Aphunzitsi? Chilango Chilingakhale M’baibulo, Inuyo Muzingodya Ndalamazo Mkumatupa Mimba Ngat Oyembekezera.

  24. Mwawembe Kalonga says:

    Tikusiyilani mudzawaphunzitsa ndinu anawo tiwone ngati simudzalira nawo… Munthu wakuda amanvera chikwapu ndipo ine sindingasiye… Ngakhale mwana wanga yemwe ndimamukwapula nanga bwanji enawo

  25. Wanena zimenezi ndi wopusa. Akanakhala kuti iyeyo sanamenyedwepo ndi mphunzisi sakanakhala pomwe alipa. Ngakhale Bible limanena za thyole kwa mwana wosamvera. Atipepese mwa nsanga tisanayambe sit-in.

  26. Kusowa zochita kumeneko, tizti amamenyedwa asanalakwe?

  27. Ana ndiovuta kukhala nawo, dzayesen kukhala mphunztsi mudzaone.

  28. Mwana akasokosera mi toti nose don’t wory kungomenya gear la shamba basi mafanawo adikile ufulu wawowo

  29. zitsilu za anthu inu a human rights mesa kuti mufike pamenepo mai anu amakupilikitsani ndi tsatsa kuti mupite ku xul mix aphunzitsinso were doin e same so dat mukhale omvela mkalasi ? thz human rights r the other contributg factors of low education standards,ngati muli ndi mphamvu osalimbana ndi a Escom,waterboards Kapena Akumatibela Misonkho Yathu Aja Bwa ? Mphunzitsi Boma Limufinye Inunso ? BEAUTIFUL FOOLS from useless organisation.

  30. Anthu awa pena pake amadabwitsa ife tikafuna kuthandizidwa samalakhula for example kukweza kwa salary malo motithandiza amangoyang’ana aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa kumalawi kunali kale bola Kamuzu ndi Chilembwe atadzukanso osati izi….!!!

  31. Anthu awa pena pake amadabwitsa ife tikafuna kuthandizidwa samalakhula for example kukweza kwa salary malo motithandiza amangoyang’ana aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa kumalawi kunali kale bola Kamuzu ndi Chilembwe atadzukanso osati izi….!!!

  32. Anthu awa pena pake amadabwitsa ife tikafuna kuthandizidwa samalakhula for example kukweza kwa salary malo motithandiza amangoyang’ana aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa kumalawi kunali kale bola Kamuzu ndi Chilembwe atadzukanso osati izi….!!!

  33. Koma zuyenda kumeneko?

  34. a MHRC mungoziwa kuuza anthu za maufulu awo basi mesa ufulu umakhala ndi udindo wake inu ndomwe mwaena mukubzala mwano mwaophunzirawa mukatero muzit maphunziro akulowa pansi mukupangisa ndinuyo ndimaufulu anu osalongosokawo

  35. Ine nde ndiziwapha….zachamba basi….nde ma benefits amphunzitsi akhala ati

  36. oxadanda a MHRC pempho lanu lamveka, mafana akamasokoneza mkalasi ndzipta pa den kukagona until phokoso lithe, pamenepo bwa? zli khenge 8t?

  37. The eyes of African child are in the battakos good results comes with beating we are here today because of that beating

  38. Symon Moyo says:

    Ife ankatikhoma zala. Kutigoneka pa desk nkukwapula.kukadula mabanngo100. Kutola zibalo zamalaina kuzazisa dengu.kusapita ku break chifukwa cholephera masamu.

    Tidakula tidaphunzila pano ana tikualipilila fees wa mukuti ali ndi ufulu.sakulangidwa. akugobwerako ndimimba, or tikummakawapeza ku cell ataphwanya xool.

    Ok

  39. Aphuzisitu akuoneka pompa ,kulanga mwana sikolesedwa ngakhale ine ndakwapulidwapo
    Koma zina zimangoonjedza moti aphuzisi enaso amadabwa kuti mzathuyi bwanji.

  40. Vi wana vina mvinkhutu kumve!
    Kumavipangako ka chikwapu thyaa!!! Asaa!

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  42. Ufulu Nthawi Zina Umaonongetsa Zinthu,mapiri Athu Mitengo Inatha Chifukwa Cha Ufulu Maphunzilo Alowa Pansi Cz Of Ufulu Wamwana Wamwano,alimbekiseni Zaufuluwawo Patsogolo Azizaba Xul Atailephera!!

  43. kulepher zanu mwayamba kulimban ndi mphunzits inu achamba eti, bwanji osalimban ndi a escom, water board ndi mbava za cash gate ngat mulib zochita ingokhalan

  44. Timabungwe ta satanic iti .todana nd choona.chlungamo akuchidziwa koma akutsata zopanda nzeru akut kusinthaso malamulo a Yehova .WAtch out!

  45. eeetu ndi zimenezo from 7am mpaka 2:30 pm no chikwapu

  46. come and teach ur children.mumazitenga ngati ndinuochenjela kupotsa teacher,ana anu zikhala mbuli zambuli.ana anu akamapanga matama ife tikhala pheee! doing our busnsses tione kt avutika ndani

  47. mkakhuta mgaiwa muzikangotaya ku thoyaz osat kubwenzera maphunziro kumbuyo.ufulu ufulu wakunyumba kwanu.iwe ndikunena iwe bwera uzaphunzitse tizaone kut suzakomoka ndizocita zaana

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  49. Isaac Jere says:

    Abwere azaphunziitse ana opupuluzawo azaziwonere wokha

  50. Zaziiiiii mungahunzix mwana agalu inu

  51. mwana akamasokoneza mkalasi,chonde aphuzitsi ingotulukani mkalasimo,,inu zanu zidayera kale,,muzingodikira salary basi,,,mwana asakupezetseni mavuto zake izo…

  52. teacher ar nt doing gud beatng kids… some times it affect performance of a kid

  53. ife tikamawakwapula anawa timafuna kut akule ndikhalidwe komanso mwambo ndiye poti mwatichenjeza, tasiya koma m’malo mwake tizingopereka masasipeshoni kwamwana wina aliyense amene sasatira malamulo apasukulu.

  54. already mention

  55. already mention

  56. Samudziwa mwana awa. Ndinawamva atabwera kwa2 avekere mwana akatukana mphzts chibalo ikhale samu yovuta powereka. Chamba et! Idyani ndalamazo osathupsanazo mphunyts. Mapeto ake mufuna anawo asaphuzire mitu ngat mphondazoo iya!

  57. Simaufulu onse omwe ali othandiza.Pali maufulu ena monga kukwatirana amuna kapena akazi okhaokha,kusamenya wakuba mukamugwira,kuyenda mbulanda poyera,mwana kusaumirizidwa kugwira ntchito panyumba pa makolo ake ndi ena opitirira khumi.Sizikusiyana ndi ufulu ukukambidwa apawu.Maufulu enawa ndi oononga zinthu m’malo mokonza.Mwana iripo stage ina imene njira yokhayo mphuzitsi angachite kuti anve kapena akhale ndi mwambo ndi tsatsa basi ndipo pali msinkhu wina omwe amatha kunva ndi mau okha.Nanga poti ndi lamulo titani.Ndikuganiza kuti m’malo moti asokoneze kalasi yonse kulibwino atulutsidwe panja.Mphuzitsi akanyanyala ndi kutuluka panja kusiya ana ambiri chifukwa cha m’modzi nde kulephera “class management”kumeneko.Komano funso langa ndiloti pa maufulu amenewa ufulu wa mphuzitsi naye ndi wotani?

  58. A teacher must be separated from learners but if kids are not disciplined there will be no difference

  59. Ma planners samva kuwawa kwa ntchito koma wokachita impliment amaimva chifukwa zikunenedwapa izi ndi bodza nde kuti aphunzitsi ambiri asiyitsidwa ntchito.muyende mma xul akumidzi mudzawone misinkhu ya ana ndi mwano umene amachita.simudzayankhulanso zimenezo.ndichifukwa chake ana akumidzi akuvutika kukhoza maufulu achuluka

  60. Munali kuti munthawi yanga ndinakwapulidwa heavy now it’s my time ndibwezere

  61. Apa nde mwambwita2.tiyeni nazo .bola ka chenji kangako mzindpasa mnthawi yake not za pa 35 zanuzo

  62. Yes this is unfair

  63. amaonjeza hvy especially ma teachers apa LL demonstration xul.anandimemya ngat wakuba mtachedwa std 8.pofunika kumadyesa jombo kkkk

  64. Mmm! Ine Nde Lero Ndazitizimulatu Zinkhutukumvezo

  65. ooh bola ife tidzilandila learner akachita mwano ndidzikhala pa discipline ndiine…kutuluka mkalasi ndikukagona…tidzaone zomwe adzachite mayeso

  66. That’s nonsense.Ana samphunzira azidelera

  67. Ifeso tinali naye mphunzitsi wakhalidwe loti akayambana ndi akazi ake koma eeeeh imakhalako kusukulu ,that’s very bad.

  68. Even the BIBLE says “a parent who spares a rod from their children is a useless parent!” Sparing a rod from children is tantamount to killing them

  69. Spare the whip spoil the child. Mwana akalakwa kachikwapu kamamukwanira ndithu. Ndiye ngati inu a MHRC mukutiphunzitsa ntchito ife talephera mubwere mudzaphunzitse ndinu.

  70. Spare the rod and spoil the child. Sometimes learners need a little bit of beating

  71. MHRC Read mphunzitsi 37 vs 1 onwards.

  72. Kulanga mwana sikulakwa ayi,koma pali aphunzitsi ena amakhala ndi mtima wankhaza chabe,akayambana mmabanja awo uko,zose zimakathela ku ana asukulu which is not good at all,jst imagine you guyz!

  73. Popeza siwe mphunzitsi, koma ukanakhalako mphunzitsi, sukanayelekeza kulankhula zoterezi. Inuo amabungwe nthawi zina mudzayeseko kuphunzitsako kalasi ya ana 180, ndikukhulupilira kuti simudzachitaso mwano umenewu.

  74. Koma ngati zili ndalama ndiye mwasochera, kaphunzitseni nokha mukaone m’mene ana amasiku ano amakulira mtima, timatukwanidwa ndi kutchulidwa mayina ndi ana okhwefulawa,kupanda chikwapu ndiye kumupheratu mwana,mukafuna kuti tiwasiye azipanga zomwe akuna tivomera bola mwezi ukatha tikulandira!

  75. Aphuzitsi ausiru

  76. Mwana Ali Ngat Mbuzi Amamva Ndi Tsatsa. Ukwapula Kulipobe Afune, Asafune.

  77. MHRC have you taught your so called learners about their responsibilities?Rights go together with responsibilities remember

  78. Akumaonjezadi kutimenya amenewa iya ,,,

  79. MUNGOWAUZA AZIKAPHUNZITSA IWOWO RIGHTS ZACHIAN NKHUTUKUMVE ZILANDILE CHIKOT

  80. John Jera says:

    Zachamba eti??? Mwasowa chonena eti?? Muzikaphunzitsa nokha tsopano ndi maufulu anuwo.

    • Wausilu iwe moti ukuona kuti ndi chanzeru kumamenya ana? Mwana ngati walakwila mphuzitsi amayenela kuitanitsa makolo ake kuti akadziwe khalidwe lomwe mwana wao akuchita pa sukulupo

    • John Jera says:

      Iweso ndiwa utsiru kodi ungaitanitse ana angati patsiku???nanga uziphunzitsa nthawi yanji?? Poti uzikhala busy ndi makolo not your learners.

    • Chitsiludi iwe kwabasi mesa pa xool pamakhala head teacher? Ngatidi ndiwe mphuzitsi ndiye kuti sukukwanila udzayese kudzaphuzitsa kwathu ku salima udzaona polekera

    • @ Ofatsa ndichifukwa chake mukumalephera kufika patali ndimaphunziro bcoz usamakhale kumakambilana zoti mwana tikaitanise makolo chonsecho anakupasani kuti aziziwa chimene sakuziwa, mwanayo umamuziwa chimene ungamupangire ngati mwana simply amakhala ngati mwana wako mesa ndi kusukulu?

    • John Jera says:

      @peter tamuuze ameneyi sakudziwa kuti teacher is the manager of the classroom while the head teacher is the manager of the school kodi akuganiza kuti timangomenya ana pa nkhani iliyonse???

  81. John Jera says:

    Zachamba eti??? Mwasowa chonena eti?? Muzikaphunzitsa nokha tsopano ndi maufulu anuwo.

  82. its only malawin teacher who behave like dt mpaka amaopyeza ophunxira while some adr country zimenexo kulibe

  83. Mwana ngati asakuva akwapulidwe

  84. Tizikuthabeeee,,,

  85. Aphunzits ose alekad kukwapula nd kugwiritsa chbalo nthawi yophunzira. Koma dziwan kt palibe mwana angaphuzre wthout dis

  86. Ine nde ndimawaumbuza ndi #chamboko

  87. Ndiye,kuti,kumuumiliza mwana kupita kusukulu,ndikumuphwanyiraso ufulu etii???

  88. Yaaa ena amaonjezad kukwapura mmmm ngat ng’ombe.

  89. A MHRC amaudziwa uphunzitsi? Idyani ndalamayo koma simungandiwopseze. inu chipanda kukukwapulani munakapeza mwayi wophunzira

  90. Pitilizani kugwetsabe maphunzirowo ndi ma rights anu achambao.Ngati inu nomwe mwamenyedwa.

  91. Kwathu zikuchika iz chitukuko chapasukulu chikualepheretsa ana kulowa mkalasi bad business

  92. anadya ndalama zaeni awa lekani akubwebweta apa

  93. ok koma mwana alipo wokula opanda chikwapu??? Ngakhale inu a human rights sanakutibulenipo??

    • Iwe kulanga sikumenya ai ena mudagobadwa okakala moyo nanji atakukanani chibwenz iiii.

    • bodza limenelo Charles!! you dont know mafana in Class!!

    • Mr charles sitikut kumenya opanda kulakwa kapena kumenya kwa ndewu ayi koma kukwapula kolangiza mot inuyo mwakula makolo anu kapena aphunzitsi anu osakulawitsani chikwapu?????? Be honest here kukwapula ndi mbali imodz ya class management kusiyana ndikumutulutsa mwanayo