UNICEF Malawi/2014/Ganesh

Additional MK 500 million for Early Childhood Development (ECD) in Malawi
With an opening budget of MK 19.9 million for financial year 2015/16, the ECD sector in Malawi has managed to raise government allocation for the sector to MK 519.9 million – a 25 fold increase. This increase is the result of successful action taken by the ECD Thematic Working Group.

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UNICEF Malawi/2015/Chikondi

Chief Kachindamoto annulled 330 teenage marriages
Malawi has one of the highest rates of child marriages in the world as it is ranked eighth out of the 20 countries that are considered to have the highest rates of child marriages. As per the recent MDG End line Survey, one out of two girls are married before 18 years old.

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UNICEF Malawi/2014

UNICEF has been operating in Malawi since 1987. The current UNICEF/ Government of Malawi Country Programme of Cooperation aims to support national efforts to progressively realise the rights of children and women through improved child survival, development, protection and participation.

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