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 very early wedding in the wake associated with very first African Union Girls Summit in Lusaka, Zambia, in November 2015, the sluggish price of decrease and quick populace growth are making progress hard, writes Linus Unah.

Hauwa had been simply 14 years old when she married a 22-year-old guy to escape the grinding poverty in the home. “We had a big family members, with two spouses and 11 kids, and my dad could not necessarily offer meals at her homestead in the rural village of Sankalawa in northern Nigeria’s Zamfara state for us,” she told me.Continue reading