Posted by: APO | 30 November 2016

Nigeria Joins African Union Campaign to End Child Marriage

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo officially launched a nation-wide Campaign to End Child Marriage at a ceremony in Abuja this morning, making Nigeria the 16th country to join the African Union Campaign. With 49 per cent of Nigerian women married under the age of 18, according to latest figures from 2013, Nigeria has the world’s highest number of child brides. The Federal Ministry of Women… Read more on http://africa-newsroom.com/press/nigeria-joins-african-union-campaign-to-end-child-marriage?lang=en


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