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.

  • Malawi:   Landmark Bill On Marriage Age Passed

    Graça Machel Trust, 17 February 2017

    The Malawi Parliament on Tuesday passed a landmark bill to amend the Constitution and harmonise the age of a child with other relevant laws thereby securing the protection of… Read more »

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Young girls study (file photo).

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