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 girl child faces many challenges in Africa. From families who see them as liabilities instead of assets to societies who don’t appreciate their talents and abilities because of their gender. In many African...