Child marriage is a harmful traditional practice that denies girls their right to make important decisions about their sexual health and well-being. It affects and violates the rights of women and girls, which include the right to education.
The health implications are vast, ranging from early pregnancies, which often result in Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) or Rector Vaginal Obstetric Fistula. There is also a higher risk of contracting many sexually transmitted diseases.
Nazari Mai Zurfi is a podcast series consisting of 10 episodes in the Hausa language. Each episode aims to spark honest conversations on child marriage, especially in Northern Nigeria. In each episode, survivors are given the opportunity to share their stories and experiences.
Podcasts have become a new dimension to getting daily news as well as offering interesting debates regarding myriad issues.