'I've Never Experienced Happiness' - Child Marriage in Malawi

Human Rights Watch
Publication Date:
10 March 2014

This 69-page report documents how child marriage prevents girls and women from participating in all spheres of life. The practice violates the rights to health, to education, to be free from physical, mental, and sexual violence, and to marry only when able and willing to give free and full consent.


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