Reflections on child marriage: Expectations before marriage and the reality after marriage
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 includes the right to education.
The health implications are vast ranging from early pregnancies which often at times results in Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) or Rector Vaginal obstetric fistula. There is also a higher risk of contracting so 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. Survivors are given an opportunity in each episode to share their stories and experiences.
Podcasts have become a new dimension to getting daily news as well as offering interesting debates regarding a myriad of issues.