Community Leaders Denounce Child Marriage in Makanjira

Community Leaders Denounce Child Marriage in Makanjira
Chiefs from the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Makanjira in Mangochi district have cautioned their subjects against hiding behind culture to marry off their children who are below the legal marriage age in Malawi. The chiefs made the appeal during a Community Dialogue Meeting on Child Marriage which YONECO organised in the area. The assembly was organized as a way of fostering discussions on the problem of child marriage with a focus on the negativ...
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