Archive for: March, 2015

Raising the age of marriage in Malawi

Raising the age of marriage in Malawi Malawi recently passed the Divorce, Marriage and Family Relations Bill, updating the legal age of marriage to 18, which previously stood at 16 or 15 with parental consent. According to the United Nations, Malawi currently holds the seventh-highest rate of child marriage with half of all girls married…

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Help arrives for animals in Malawi’s flood-ravaged south

Help arrives for animals in Malawi’s flood-ravaged South In Malawi, livestock are a sign of wealth and used to feed and clothe families, as well as provide income for care and school fees. Flash flooding forced families to evacuate their homes quickly and they had to leave their livestock behind as they fled to safety.…

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