Malawai Changes Law To End Child Marriage

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 International. The amendment to fully outlaw child marriage in Malawi was voted through by the country’s parliament on Tuesday 14 February. It removes a legal loophole which has allowed children between 15 and 18 to marry with parental consent. Read more here:

https://plan-international.org/news/2017-02-14-malawi-changes-law-end-child-marriage?utm_source=Girls+Not+Brides+Newsletters+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=044aaa11e3-CM+in+the+news+25%2F02%2F17&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a83e20c2e1-044aaa11e3-397996825

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