Tags : Ending Child Marriage

EAM INVOLVES MEN IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CHILD MARRIAGES

By Jecina Chikwelete The Evangelical Association of Malawi's Stop Child Marriage project has adopted the male involvement in the fight against child marriages. This is a deliberate move aimed at incorporating men in the fight, having realized that most organizations are targeting girls only in their interventions on child marriages. Speaking with Timveni Stop Child Marriage project […]Read More

CHIEFS FAULTED FOR PROMOTING CHILD MARRIAGES

By Pemphero Malimba Golomoti Active Aids Support Organization has faulted traditional leaders for failing to enforce by-laws in a quest to end rising child marriages in the area of traditional authority Kachindamoto. The organization’s Programs Officer Aaron Sekani said the development is derailing efforts towards eradicating child marriages.  Sekani said this on the sidelines of […]Read More

200 GIRLS RESCUED FROM CHILD MARRIAGES IN DEDZA

By Pemphero Malimba About two hundred girls who got married during the Covid-19 school break in Dedza district have been withdrawn from child marriages.  Authorities say this has been achieved through coordination among several stakeholders including child protection workers, Chiefs, religious leaders and nongovernmental organizations.  Official statistics indicate over Three Hundred girls got married during […]Read More

SECURITY AGENCIES URGED TO CURB TRAFFICKING

By Chilenje Chilenje Deputy Minister of Lands Abida Mia has urged state security agencies to intensify border patrols to help curb trafficking of girls. The call follows a rise in number of girls and young women from the area of Senior Chief Ngabu in Chikwawa district that are trafficked to neighboring Mozambique.  Speaking to Timveni, […]Read More