Tagged: Nigeria

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Cross River community where girls are exchanged for food

The Becheve tribe of Obanliku Cross River State subject their daughters to modern day slavery through a practice called “money marriage”. The Becheve tribe in Obanliku is made up of 17 tribes, who practice an ancient...

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10 challenges the girl child faces in Africa

The focus of 2017 International Day of the Girl Child is unlocking the power of the adolescent girl. Annually on October 11, International Day of the Girl Child also known as Day of the...