Malawi makes strides in ending child marriage – what next?

In the time it has taken to read this article 39 girls under the age of 18 have been married

Each year, 12 million girls are married before the age of 18

That is 23 girls every minute

Nearly 1 every 2 seconds

About the authors

Julie Juma

Moses Mkandawire

Weston Msowoya

Jenipher Mkandawire

The authors are the coordinators of the Malawi Partnership to End Child Marriage.

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