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Malawi takes a positive step towards protecting girls and strengthening families

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On 12th February 2015, the Malawian Parliament passed the Marriage, Divorce and Family Relations bill which increases the legal age of marriage to 18. Previously, girls in Malawi were allowed to marry at 16 or, with parental consent, at 15. In addition to the new minimum...

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The President of the UN General Assembly convenes a debate on gender equality and womens empowerment

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On 6th March 2015, a High-Level Thematic Debate on Advancing Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women and Girls for a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda was held by the President of the United Nations General Assembly. The meeting was held ahead of the 20th anniversary of the...

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Organisations, communities and individuals unite for World Breastfeeding Week 2014

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

The week of 1 – 7 August  was recognised as World Breast Feeding Week (WBW) in 2014, with the slogan and theme, Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal – For Life! WBW is an annual commemoration of the Innocenti Declaration made by World Health Organisation (WHO) and...

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