Marriage laws in Malawi: how can girls benefit if they are not consulted?

Photo: GENET Malawi

In the time it has taken to read this article 53 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

Faith Phiri

Girls Empowerment Network

Faith Phiri is the director of Girls Empowerment Network (GENET) in Malawi.

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