Senegal and International Community Commit to End Child Marriage
Senegal is hosting a high-level meeting on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa. The prevalence rate of the practice in the country is 32%, according to organizers. They say if the current trends continue, nearly half of all married girls will be African by 2050.
Ending Child Marriage, 17 October 2017
From 23rd to 25th October 2017, Dakar will host a High-Level Meeting (HLM) on ending child marriage in West and Central Africa. The meeting will be held at the King Fahd Palace… Read more »
People attend a rally opposing child marriage in Monrovia (file photo).
Newly appointed justice minister Happyton Bonyongwe says government has completed drafting a bill, which criminalises child marriages and is working on another bill with proposed ... Read more »