oa Article 40 - African focus : the state of juvenile justice in Malawi

Volume 2 Number 1
  • ISSN : 1562-4382



Malawi shares with South Africa a rising crime rate. This has been attributed to the advent of multiparty rule one month after South Africa's own elections in 1994. However, it is as likely to have something to do with the forcible removal of the Malawi Young Pioneers by the army. The 5000-strong police force, poorly trained and ill-equipped must now fill the void in respect of the country's 11 million inhabitants .

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