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Child Marriage

Cultural, religious leaders asked to champion...

Studies show that about 40% of girls are married at a young age.

Menstruation doesn't mean a girl is ready...

“In the past, many young girls in the old African societies were immediately married off the moment they started their menstrual periods due to poor knowledge...

Judicial system frustrating fight against...

Child marriage constitutes defilement, a criminal offence that attracts life imprisonment.

Family members arrested over child marriage...

The ‘potential husband’ not identified yet had approached a 16-year old girl, with sh100, 000 and asked for her hand in marriage.

Act on the drivers of child marriage

The number of young girls being married off is disguised in certain instances because some parents won’t talk about it

School kids critical of child marriages,...

The young performers communicate that such issues are a catalyst of poor education performance.

Father sells 6-yr-old daughter into marriage...

The man explained he tried to take care of his family and at the same time wanted to get rid of another mouth he had to feed

Africa's Business and Professional Women...

BPW is an international movement that seeks to expand women's participation in representation and leadership, achieving equal pay for work of equal value...

Child marriages: A huge challenge for Uganda...

For two months, this man reportedly sexually abused his ‘wife’.

Basoga warned against marrying off underage...

Action will be taken against parents found engaging in the practice.

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