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Chiefs on High Alert  to Curb Child Marriages

Local leaders living along the Malawi-Mozambique border line in Phalombe say they are on high alert to ensure that the girl child should not drop out of school and get married owing to the devastating effects of cyclone Freddy.

DCT Orients  Journalists on Child Marriages Reporting

Development Communications Trust (DCT) has called on journalists in the country to report objectively on issues concerning children and the youth  arguing their actions in such reports can perpetrate violence against minors.

1000 Child Marriages Terminated- Ufulu Wathu CBO

A local community-based organization - Ufulu Wathu CBO says it has facilitated termination of 1, 000 child marriages under Senior Chief Nazombe in Phalombe district.

Youth Advocacy Key in Ending Child Marriages and Harmful Practices

The Parent and Child Health Initiative through UNICEF has emphasized the need for the youths in the country to be ambassadors of change in areas of Child Marriages and Gender Based Violence.

PACHI, UNICEF In Ending Child Marriages Campaign

The Parent and Child  Health Initiative in collaboration with UNICEF has joined hands with government in ending child marriages and eradicating harmful practices that fuel gender based violence in neno district.

T/A Mchinguza Warns Chiefs on Child Marriages

Traditional Authority Mchinguza of Machinga has threatened to remove from positions chiefs who are aiding perpetrators of child marriages to escape into neighboring Mozambique, saying it is affecting efforts to end the vice in the area.

Over 200 Children Withdrawn from Marriages in Phalombe

Authorities in Phalombe say over 200 children have been withdrawn from early marriages from April 2021.

Ministry Admits Low Funding Affects Fight Against Child Marriages

The ministry of gender, community development and social welfare says there is a need for district councils in the country to increase financial resources towards the protection and promotion of lives of children in their districts by using part of constituency development funds, District Development Funds and revenues they collect.

Not My Sister!

It is a tradition in most Malawi’s rural setups, just like in many African countries, to send young girls to initiation camps in preparation for adulthood.

Minister Worried With Child Marriages in Mangochi

Minister of local government and rural development, Ben Malunga Phiri, has asked the new Chief Bwananyambi of Mangochi to help government in fighting child marriages which he says are a cause to worry in the district.

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