Physiological Welfare


TACF COMMEMORATES THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD 2019

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Oct 2019

TACF COMMEMORATES THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD 2019

In 2014, Wasila Tasi’u, 14-year old child bride was arraigned for the murder of her 35-year old ‘husband’. The outcry of the international and human rights communities led to her acquittal in 2015. Out-of-school girls in Nigeria are about 7.92m, equivalent of the combined population of Sierra Leone, Gambia and Guinea-Bissau. Nigeria is home to the highest number of child brides in Africa, according to...

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