An assessment of the legal framework on the protection of girls from child marriages in Malawi
The aim of this study is to assess Malawi's legal framework on the protection of girls against child marriages linked to HCPs. The research is guided by the following objectives: 1. To highlight the international and regional legal framework in addressing traditional HCPs that can lead to child marriages; 2. To discuss different traditional practices that lead to child marriages in Malawi; 3. To analyse Malawi's legal framework and its compliance with international and regional standards for the protection of girls against child marriages; 4. To make suggestions for the available legal framework, if necessary, on how best to address the problem of child marriages in Malawi.