Women urged to end suicide, GBV cases in Lumbadzi

By Chisomo Phiri

Officer In-charge for Lumbadzi Police Station Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police (SACP) Micklina Medi, has urged women in her jurisdiction area to play a pivotal role in ending suicide, mob justice and Gender Based Violence(GBV) cases.

She said this on Saturday at Chinkhuti CCAP under Nkhoma Synod in Dowa during the zonal women’s world day of prayer.

Medi bemoaned the tendency of some women who are perpetrators of the aforementioned cases to immediately halt the vices.

“Extra marital affairs, jealousy and gossiping should not being condoned in our families,” Medi advised.

Medi further tackled on the emotional and financial violence which among others she cited an example of Bank nkhonde shares as one of the element fuelling suicide cases amongst men.

On this, she advised women to engage their husbands when joining and obtaining loans.

Women from all churches in Lumbadzi attended the prayers which were under the theme “I beg you, bear with one another in love”.

Deputy Minister of Health Honourable Halima Daudi who was a guest of honour at the event read the book of Ephesians 4:1-7.