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Malawi: Beam Trust Takes Infertility Messages to Communities

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Blantyre — Beautify Malawi (BEAM) Trust on Saturday launched its Infertility Community Awareness Campaign in Blantyre with a call to Malawians to end stigma against families without children due to infertility.

Speaking at Chisenjere Court in Senior Chief Kapeni in Blantyre, Special Advisor to the First Lady Madame Gertrude Mutharika on Health and Planning, Emma Mabvumbe said research has shown that many families that are childless were exposed to various forms of torture and abuse.

Mabvumbe said among others, infertile families are disrespected in the community, less considered in community projects and most often lived a stressful life.

She described the tendency as bad, saying it contributes

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