09 January 2017 - The conviction of a Malawian man who slept with underage girls as part of “sexual cleansing” rituals signals that the custom may not be tolerated. But his two-year sentence has activists questioning how strong the justice system’s resolve is for ending the practice.

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8 January 2017 - A project by Development Aid from People to People (DAPP), 'Let the Children Stay in School', is positively impacting on the enrolment of children in schools chiefly because of such strategies as making sure that the learning environments are friendly, inclusive and conducive.

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03 November 2016 - Malawi has made a commitment to amend its conflicting laws on the definition of a child, a move that will help in the fight against child marriage.

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10 October 2016 – Thanks to growing implementation of a law passed last year, child marriage may soon be a relic of Malawi’s past, and on the eve of the International Day of the Girl Child, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson visited the country to celebrate the achievements of UN Women, the Malawian Government, local chiefs and girls who have returned to school after having their marriages annulled.

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26 juillet 2016 - Le président du Malawi Peter Mutharika a ordonné l'arrestation d'un homme séropositif qui gagnait sa vie en initiant sexuellement plus d'une centaine d'adolescentes, dans le cadre de pratiques rituelles organisées par leurs parents.

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27 July 2016 - I asked Martha, a Form Four (Grade 12) student at a secondary school in southern Malawi, if she considered herself a role model. Completing her education hasn’t been easy for Martha – being sent home for weeks at a time when her family struggled with school fees, trying to avoid the distractions of boys, and staying on top of challenging coursework are among the challenges she deals with.

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26 July 2016 - A Malawian man, who  featured in a BBC story as being involved in an initiation ceremony to "cleanse" young girls by having sex with them, has been arrested.

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08 June 2016 - Rights body raises alarm over attacks against people with albinism, but government dubs Amnesty report as "unfair".

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MTAKATAKA, 31 March 2016 - Chief Kachindamoto has broken up 850 child marriages in three years, and banned the sexual initiations of young girls.

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BALAKA, 1 February 2016 - The First Lady Getrude Mutharika has appealed to community leaders, parents and stakeholders in the country to take the initiative and commitment in fostering girl's education.

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