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Child Marriages In Ghana : No Girl Has Ever Completed Sawoubea JHS In 25 Years

Child Marriages In Ghana : No Girl Has Ever Completed Sawoubea JHS In 25 Years

No girl has ever completed the Sawoubea Junior High School (JHS) in the Wa East District of the Upper West Region since its establishment about 25 years ago the Upper West Regional Girls’ Education Officer at the Ghana Education Service (GES), Madam Annacleta Viiru has disclosed. She said the highest educational level girls in the […]

Conflict, Poverty And Hunger Driving Child Marriage In South Sudan

Conflict, Poverty And Hunger Driving Child Marriage In South Sudan

Another generation of girls in South Sudan will miss out on an education, face huge health risks in childbirth and are more likely to face sexual and domestic violence, if efforts to end child marriage are not stepped up, warned international agency Oxfam in a new report published today. In Nyal, in the north of […]

Emir of Kano Cautions Against Flippant Polygamy, Underage Marriages

Emir of Kano Cautions Against Flippant Polygamy, Underage Marriages

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II says men should realise there is no compelling need whatsoever for them to marry more wives of they know they cannot afford to cater for them properly.He asked them to plan so as to make life as simple as possible. The emir who made the call l during […]