Malawi passes a landmark bill securing protection of children from early marriage and amending Constitution


By Jessie Kabwila, 21 February
A 16 year-old Malawian girl during her wedding (Photo credit: Per Anders Petterssen/Getty)
A 16 year-old Malawian girl during her wedding (Photo credit: Per Anders Petterssen/Getty)
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 children against early marriage. There has been an outcry amongst Malawians led by civil society organisations that Sectio...
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