Girls and women are viewed in terms of what they do for others: they are treated as commodities, then become wives and mothers. Who are they really, and what is their potential?
Including the voices of religious leaders, and the words of religious texts, to unpack the influence of religion on views around girls, women, child marriage, fertility, health, and abuse
Looking at who shapes culture in Nigerian society and where they obtain their power. How series of culture influences choices and actions of individuals across time.
Parents pass down their knowledge and experience to their children despite the dangers associated with some of the practices. At the same time, lineage and bloodlines are sacred and motivate child marriage.