Nigeria's Ese Oruru Highlights Plight of Child Marriage Survivors

Ese Oruru was 13-year-old when she was abducted on August 12, 2015 from her mother's shop in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State by Yunusa Dahiru. She was taken to Kano State, where she was allegedly raped, forcibly converted to Islam and married off without her parents' consent. Dahiru was eventually arrested and has been sentenced to 26 years imprisonment by a federal high court in Yenagoa. 

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Sketch of Ese Oruru (file photo).

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