After Malawi’s new marriage law: what next to end child marriage?

Photo: Lindsay Mgbor

In the time it has taken to read this article 56 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 author

Ephraim Chimwaza

Ephraim Chimwaza is Programme Manager at the Centre for Social Concern and Development (CESOCODE).

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