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Ms. Lyka Mtambo

Youth Representative, Public Affairs Committee Malawi; Member, International Youth Committee; Member, Religions for Peace International Youth Committee

Ms. Lyka Mtambo is the Youth Representative from Religions for Peace’s Interreligious Council in Malawi: the Public Affairs Committee. She is a Legal Practitioner and the Managing Attorney of a firm in Lilongwe, Malawi.

Lyka Rashida Asauka Mtambo is a Muslim from Malawi who considers herself an advocate for social justice.  Ms. Mtambo holds a Bachelor of Law and Shariah Degree from Zanzibar University. Ms. Mtambo is a Legal Practitioner and the Managing Attorney of a firm named Charlotte Ray & Associates based in Lilongwe, Malawi.

Ms. Mtambo is a Youth Volunteer for Public Affairs Committee of Malawi, an interfaith organisation that promotes human dignity in the Malawian society through advocacy, civic education and conflict transformation. She is also a member of the Africa Interfaith Youth Network.

Ms. Mtambo currently serves as a board member of an nongovernmental organisation called Malawian Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS (MANET+). MANET + is a coordinating and facilitating body that promotes effective networking amongst associates and support groups of people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS and organisations working on HIV and AIDS.

Ms. Mtambo also volunteers for an organisation called Muslim Sisters Youth Organization (MUSYO) where she is the current chairperson of MUSYO, Lilongwe Chapter. As the chairperson of MUSYO Lilongwe Chapter, she has been key in organising activities related to the promotional of educational rights for the girl child, gender based violence, child marriages, HIV Aids and moral uprightness in line with Islamic teachings among young Muslim girls.

Ms. Mtambo is passionate about promoting and protecting the rights of vulnerable women.   In line with her commitment to promoting the rights of vulnerable women, she is a member of Rethink and Reconnect -Prevention of Gender based violence network, Malawi Chapter, a network of advocates for the prevention of gender based violence. As a member of the prevention of gender based violence network, she has been involved in awareness, advocacy and provision of legal pro bono services to women who have suffered gender based violence.

Events
Wednesday, 6.10.2021 16:00
Debate: Religious Actors are uniquely helpful in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic: True or False? Main Hall
Moderator

Prof. Azza Karam, Secretary General, Religions for Peace

 

Debate Group 1: True

Mr. Shameer Rishad, Youth Chairperson Religions for Peace India
Ms. Lyka Mtambo, Youth Representative, Public Affairs Committee; Member, Religions for Peace International Youth Committee
Mr. Christian Lupemba, Chairperson, Interfaith Youth Network of the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Honorary President, Religions for Peace; Member, Religions for Peace International Youth Committee

Debate Group 2: False

Ms. Fatima Hallal, Junior Researcher, Hartford Seminary-Interreligious Relations; Member, International Youth Committee; Member, Religions for Peace International Youth Committee
Dr. Piero Liebman, Executive Director, Federation of Young Jews of Latin America (FeJJLA); Member, Religions for Peace International Youth Committee
John Ismael Medina, Communications Officer, Religions for Peace Philippines Youth Committee

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Statement of the World Council of Religions for Peace, Lindau 2021 Download
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