Malawi’s constitutional change: a step forwards towards ending child marriage

Year: 2017

This case study looks at Malawi’s constitutional amendment, passed on 14 February 2017, to raise the minimum age of marriage to 18. It provides background on the key strategies used to achieve constitutional change, an overview of lessons learnt and next steps for implementation.

TAGS: Case study Malawi Sub-Saharan Africa Strengthening laws and policies Age of marriage National frameworks