But it's still legal in Bangladesh, Tanzania, and New York City. It’s finally happened — Malawi has officially outlawed child marriage. Previously, children as young as 15 could marry with parental consent. Now, it will be illegal to marry if you are under 18. It’s been a long time coming. After years of campaigning, Parliament
Every culture has its own traditions surrounding the birth of a child, but this one might be my favorite. In a country that historically favors the birth of a son, Piplantri village in India has created a new tradition that not only celebrates the birth of a daughter, but also benefits the community and the planet.