Malawi Passes the Marriage Divorce and Family Relations Bill, 2015-the end or the beginning?

01 July 2015 at 11:33

Earlier this year Malawi past its "Marriage, Divorce and Family Relations Bill, 2015". The Marriage, Divorce and Family Relations law will among other issues address the issues of child marriages in Malawi, as it raises the age of marriage to 18 years old, a complex issue, rooted deeply in gender inequality, tradition and poverty. The law is the starting point to protecting the girl child but what else is needed?