Child marriage affects and violates the rights of women and girls. The health implications of child marriage are vast ranging from early pregnancies which often at times results in Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) or Rector Vaginal obstetric fistula.There is also at a higher risk of contracting so many sexually transmitted diseases.
Nazari Mai Zurfi
Nazari Mai Zurfi is a podcast series consisting of 10 episodes in Hausa Language. Each episode aims to spark honest conversations and liberal views on child marriage especially in Northern Nigeria. Survivors are given an opportunity in each of the 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. Hence, Bridge Connect Africa Initiative (BCAI) with the support from the USAID-funded Policy, Advocacy, and Communication Enhanced for Population and Reproductive Health (PACE) project, will be hosting a podcast series that is aimed at raising community voices against child marriage
A Beautiful Institution
Reflections on child marriage: Expectations before marriage and the reality after marriage.
Episode Three: Across Generations: What is our legacy?
Parents pass down their knowledge and experience unto their children despite the dangers associated with some of the practices, at the same time, lineage and bloodlines are sacred and motivate child marriage.