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Nigeria: Child Marriage in Rural Areas Double that in Urban Areas

A new report reveals that the rate of women and girls getting married before reaching 18 years old in rural areas in Nigeria surpasses double the rate of the same in urban areas. According to the Statistical Snapshots 2021 reports, about forty-six percent of women between the ages of 20 and 46 in rural areas […]

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Girl,12 Rescued from Marrying Man, 70, in Garissa

A twelve-year-old brave girl in Garissa, Kenya, has been rescued after attempts to wed her off to an old man aged seventy proved futile. It all began two months back when her family revealed the news to her about her elder brother’s upcoming wedding ceremony. Amira was elated, to say the least. At the time, […]