By The Nation
For Joyce Phiri, school is just a pastime. The 14-year-old, from
Kang’oma Village east of Lilongwe City, is among young Malawians who have to
choose between marrying young and remaining in school.
“I never dreamed of going far. I just wanted to learn to read and write. Even if I was selected to secondary school, my parents would not afford fees,” she says.
Keeping girls in school keeps child marriages and population boom in checkAccording to the Malawi Demographic Health Survey, six in 10 girls...
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