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Malawi: 50 Percent of Girls Marry Before Age 18

Malawi has one of the world's highest rates of child marriage. Half of girls wed before their 18th birthday and nearly one in eight is married by 15. One person, known as Chief Kachindamoto, has been on a mission to reverse that trend. Chief Kachindamoto She’s managed to break up 850 marriages involving children under the age of 18 in Malawi. She says nothing makes her happier than seeing some of the former child brides back in school. "I tried my best to see these girls to be...

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