Nigerian women marriage age under scrutiny | News | Al Jazeera

Nigerian women marriage age under scrutiny

Human rights campaigners call for the government to create a minimum age for marriage of women.

    Human rights campaigners are calling for the Nigerian government to create a minimum age for marriage for women.
     
    In local law, once a girl is married, she is legally considered an adult, regardless of her age.

    Al Jazeera's Yvonne Ndege reports from Abuja.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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