Centre for Human Rights Education, Advice and Assistance – CHREAA (Ended)

Status: Ended

Project Title: Achieving Responsiveness and Accountability of the Prison Service Delivery System in Malawi.

Location: Blantyre, Mzuzu, Lilongwe

Grant Amount: £176,268

Project Duration: 2 Years

End Date: 31st August, 2015

Project Goal: To Achieve Responsiveness and Accountability of the Prison Service Delivery System in Malawi.

Outcome: Health services delivery which is inclusive and responsive to the needs for of prisoners.

Results Areas:

  • Establish a national health platform (N HP) that reviews conditions for prisons through lobbying the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Ministry of Health, the Prison Service and the Inspectorate of Prisons.
  • Strengthen governance to achieve a more accountable Prison Inspectorate that is able to effectively discharge its constitutional mandate.
  • Increase awareness of prisoners’ rights and entitlements through advocacy and civic education.

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