“Michelle Obama, Melinda French Gates, and Amal Clooney Join Forces in BBC’s ’12 Million Girls’ to Combat Child Marriage in Malawi”

In the compelling BBC 100 Women documentary “12 Million Girls,” luminaries Michelle Obama, Melinda French Gates, and Amal Clooney join forces to confront child marriage in Malawi. This impactful film, directed by Yousef Eldin and featuring BBC’s Megha Mohan, showcases the trio’s journey to Malawi, where they engage with young girls and organizations fighting against this pressing issue.

Part of BBC’s 100 Women season, the documentary, airing on December 9, brings to light the harsh realities of child marriage and the concerted efforts to end it. The program emphasizes the global significance of women’s rights and the vital role of education in empowering girls. The documentary is a clarion call for action against child marriage, underscoring the importance of awareness, legal aid, and education in breaking the cycle of poverty and inequality.

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