Samson C. R. Kajawo
- University of South Africa, Education in correctional prisons
Samson Kajawo is a Malawian holding a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in education. He is currently a PhD in Education candidate at the University of South Africa. He has worked in Malawi Prisons Service for 21 years in posts related to staff training and prisoners’ education. In his training responsibilities, he facilitates peacekeeping operations courses that orient correctional officers in their role in the UN/AU/SADC mandated peace support and peace-building missions. Samson has a Specialized Certificate in Human Rights (2014) and Specialized Certificate in Civilian Service (2020). Currently, he is still reading for a Peace Operations Specialized Training Certificate in Gender Awareness, and hopes for an opportunity to serve in any UN peace-building mission. Samson is a rights champion of people in incarceration. In his current PhD studies, he is interested in finding out how incarceration impacts on young offenders’ access to quality education in Malawi’s penitentiary facilities. He has also authored papers related to offenders’ rehabilitation, prisoners’ conjugal rights and visits.