The image of Africa as a continent that has suffered from high mortality and birth rates for decades— driven partly by child marriage justified in beliefs, taboos, culture, and religion—is not a…

Luyana Canza Fernando |

É real a situação caricata que África tem vindo a sofrer a décadas com as elevadas taxas de mortalidade e natalidade, na qual dentre as grandes causas temos o casamento infantil justificado em…

Luyana Canza Fernando |

Pour moi, un mariage précoce, c'est un mariage avant l'heure. Subir un mariage précoce c'est être marié en étant encore très jeune. Dans mon pays, la Mauritanie, cette pratique est…

Binta Gadio |

I view early marriage as an act that takes place before its time. Early marriage means getting married when you are still very young. In my country, Mauritania, this practice is widespread,…

Binta Gadio |

Picture a small girl, not more than 13-years-old. The last thing that would come to your mind is this child being a mother or a wife. You’d expect a 13-year-old, or younger girl, to be playing…

Fauzia Abdi Idle |

Sub-Saharan Africa has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. Nearly four in 10 girls marry each year before their 18th birthday, many of them becoming mothers at a young age.…

Hafez Ghanem |

L'Afrique subsaharienne est la région du monde où la prévalence des mariages d’enfants est la plus élevée : près de quatre filles sur dix se marient avant leur 18e anniversaire et nombre d…

Hafez Ghanem |

A África Subsaariana tem uma das mais elevadas taxa de casamentos infantis do mundo. Quase quatro em cada 10 raparigas casam todos anos antes de completarem 18 anos, e muitas delas são mães numa…

Hafez Ghanem |

As COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to wreak havoc around the world experts predict that African countries could be hardest hit. But African youth are not sitting idly by waiting for the worst to…

Raphael Obonyo |

Alors que la pandémie de coronavirus (COVID-19) continue de semer le chaos sur la planète entière, les experts redoutent un choc particulièrement dur en Afrique. Mais la jeunesse africaine ne…

Raphael Obonyo |