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Hundreds protest against child marriage in Lebanon

Hundreds protested on Saturday in Lebanon against child marriage, demanding lawmakers forbid unions below the age of 18, in a country where some faiths allow girls to be wed at 14. Organised by civil society groups, the rally attracted women of all ages — and some lawmakers — who marched on parliament in the capital […]
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“I Detest Any Religion Or Tradition That Supports Child Marriage” – Shan George

I turned down lecturing job to work for myself –Omotayo

Veteran Nollywood actress, Shan George who reacted to the marriage between a 70-year-old man and a 15-year-old girl in Niger State, stated that she detest any religion or tradition that supports child marriage. Shan George who stated that child marriage subjects the child to ‘eternal emotional, psychological and physical torture’, added that the stone age […]
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Child marriage impediment to increasing Nigeria’s working population –UNFPA

Child marriage impediment to increasing Nigeria’s working population –UNFPA

Dr Mabingue Ngom, the Regional Director for West and Central Africa, United Nations Population Fund, has said that child marriage has remained an impediment to achieving Demographic Dividend in Nigeria. Ngom made this known while fielding questions at the News Agency of Nigeria Forum in Abuja. According to UNFPA, DD is the economic growth potential […] …

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