Malawi Changes Law to End Child Marriage
For a country which, in 2015 had the ninth highest rate of child marriage in the world, the historic constitutional amendment to totally outlaw the practice has now helped to secure a better future for millions of Malawian girls.
Young girls study (file photo).
Plan International, 15 February 2017
Malawi has made a historic amendment to its constitution to fully outlaw child marriage following a year-long campaign by youth groups and organisations including Plan… Read more »
Malawi News Agency, 11 July 2016
Alinafe Rashid had heard stories of parents who, out of pure greed, marry off their young daughters. She never thought it could happen to her. Read more »
Al Jazeera, 30 March 2016
Mtakataka, Malawi - The mild-mannered woman who zips around a farmhouse packed with knick-knacks and insists her guests eat a meal before any introductions, presents a character at… Read more »