Child marriage

Bayelsa government reacts to marriage of four-year-old, summons parents

GOVERNMENT of Bayelsa state has reacted to the forced marriage between a four–year–old girl and a 54-year-old man, which...

Brides by barter – Inside story of Niger state communities where young girls are forced into marriages

This investigation looks into the practice of forced marriages on young girls in several communities in Niger state.  Over 200...
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This year alone,12 million under-18 girls will get married, says UN

THE United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) says an estimated 12 million girls below the age of 18 will be...

INFOGRAPHICS: Proof that child brides are likely to birth stunted children

  In a lot of campaigns against the handing out of girls to full-grown men in marriage, there is huge...
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Nigeria Joins Countries Planning To End Child Marriage

Nigeria will on November 29 join the growing list of African countries that have launched Anti-Child Marriage Campaign. Fifteen African countries have launched campaigns aimed at stemming the tide of child marriages.

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