United Religious Initiative to raise bar in campaign against early marriage in Malawi

An international religious body, United Religious Initiative, says it will raise the bar on the awareness campaign to deter the increase in early marriages in Malawi. In an exclusive interview with Nyasa Times in Lilongwe, URI Southern Africa...

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Machinga chiefs bemoan lack of parental commitment in fight against child marriages

Lack of parental commitment to end child marriages and unavailability of education sponsorships are frustrating efforts to curb this practice in Machinga District, traditional leaders have said during a legal clinic organized by Zanzibar University Muslim...

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Sex offence, child marriages rise in Mchinji:  Malawi border district with Zambia

Mchinji Social Welfare Officer, Rodwell Chunga, says the central region border  district with Zambia continues to grapple with child abuse issues as his office is registering two cases every week involving defilement and child marriages....

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Chiefs call for stiff punishment for parents who force children into early marriages

Traditional leaders in Mchinji have called for stiff punishment for parents who force their children into early marriages. Senior Chief Mkanda made the remarks in Mchinji on Monday after viewing a Campaign for Female Education...

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