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Teen Pregnancies, Early Marriage Spike in Malawi During COVID Lockdown


Teen Pregnancies, Early Marriage Spike in Malawi During COVID Lockdown
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Malawi has one of the highest rates of early marriage and teenage pregnancy in the world, with about half of girls marrying before the age of 18, according to government records. Aid groups say the coronavirus pandemic's closing of schools has only worsened the trend. Lameck Masina reports from Phalombe district in southern Malawi.

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