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Nigeria Loses $8.9bn Annually To Child Marriage,VAWG -UNICEF

Maureen Okpe The United Nations Children Fund  (UNICEF), on Thursday said Nigeria loses US$8.9 billion annually to Violence Against Women and Girls,VAWG, child marriage and harmful practices. Mr Ibrahim Sese, Chief, Child Protection Officer, disclosed this during the official launch and dissemination of “the state of the Nigerian Girl Report”: The Diagnosis

Child marriage kills more than 60 girls a day – Report

...44% Nigerian girls marry before 18 years Godsgift Onyedinefu Viviane, now 23, was promised at birth to her husband and was forced to marry him when she was only 12. “My husband was 54 and already had four wives. I wanted to keep studying, so I decided to escape. I was caught and