Copyright 2017 Youth and Society Human rights, Democracy, and Governance Program Goal Advance the promotion and protection of human rights and democratic governance in Malawi to the benefit of all the citizens especially children, young people and women. Program Objectives: - Investigate and document human rights violations in all forms and seek redress - Promote participation of children, youth and women in public affairs, and decision making processes at all levels. - Increase citizen demand for improved public services - Promote transparent, accountable, responsive and inclusive governance at local and national level - Promote youth employment, Gender Equality  and socio-economic and political empowerment of women and girls in Malawi - Contribute to the fight against corruption What we do: - Conduct human rights civic education among citizens - Create citizen participation spaces on human rights, democracy and governance - Engage government, civil society actors, private sector players, and communities in human rights and democratic governance issues in the interest of the public. - Participate in public policy processes including policy development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. - Build partnerships and networking in promoting and protecting human rights and democratic governance Program Highlights YAS'S NEW HIV/AIDS  PROJECT TO TEST 900  PEOPLE IN VIPHYA  FOREST Under its Human Rights and  Democracy Programme, YAS  with grant support from the  American Government's.... YAS LEADS MALAWIAN CSOs IN THE GRAND-  CORRUPTION FIGHT -  "MAIZE-GATE" SCAM In its front-line combat against  corruption and impunity in  Malawi, from 2016, through  strategic public interest   litigation, YAS has.....