Too young to wed: The realities of son or daughter wedding in Africa

Too young to wed: The realities of son or daughter wedding in Africa

Though a few African nations have actually used appropriate frameworks to finish early marriage in the wake associated with the very first African Union Girls Summit in Lusaka, Zambia, in November 2015, the slow price of decrease and quick populace development are making progress hard, writes Linus Unah.

Hauwa ended up being simply 14 yrs. Old whenever she married a man that is 22-year-old escape the grinding poverty in the home. “We had a sizable household, with two spouses and 11 young ones, and my dad could not necessarily offer meals for all of us, ” she told me personally at her homestead into the rural town of Sankalawa in north Nigeria’s Zamfara state. (mais…)

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