Hon. Vera Kamtukule is a life and leadership coach; a writer and a key note and motivational speaker who has dedicated her life to the development of people especially women and girls of all ages across the world. She achieves this by employing unequivocally non-conventional methods which inspire people to draw motivation from deep within themselves in their quest to achieve both large and small goals they never imagined were possible. Vera is a former Chief Executive Officer for Malawi Scotland Partnership (MaSP) Even though she is not a Member of Parliament yet, Vera was appointed as a Minister of Labour on 26th January 2022 after President Dr Lazarus Chakwera dissolved his cabinet. She had served as a Deputy Minister in the same Ministry from 8th July 2020; she is the youngest female member of the cabinet.
The panel focuses on the strategies and actions that need to be taken to eliminate child labour and accelerate progress towards achieving SDG Target 8.7.