20 June 2016 - First Lady Zineb Yahya Jammeh on Thursday launched the African Union campaign called End Child Marriage, in The Gambia.

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14 June 2016 - First the good news: child marriage in Ethiopia is declining.

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3rd June 2016 - Civil society and young people are paving the way for change across Southern Africa.

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“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.” Nelson Mandela

7 June 2016 - Ratified by every country except one—South Sudan—the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women prohibit child marriage. However, despite widespread condemnation and laws against the practice, child marriage is the terrible fate that many young girls face across the world. Its persistence is mainly attributed to poverty and gender inequality.

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ZAMBIA: Early marriages ‘outlawed’

7 June 2016 - The Non-Governmental Organisation Coordinating Council –NGOCC Southern Province has welcomed the adoption of a model law on eradicating child Marriage Southern African Development Community -SADC.

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27 May 2016 - *Urges stakeholders to rise against violence against children

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02 May 2016 - Organizations fighting human trafficking in Ghana are raising the alarm over the number of children being trafficked within the country. Over 10,000 children are estimated to be working under dangerous conditions.

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26 April 2016 - Early and forced marriage in Burkina Faso is robbing thousands of girls as young as 13 of their childhood, while the cost of contraception and other barriers prevent them from choosing if and when to have children, Amnesty International said in a report published today.

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22 April 2016 - On 8 April, the Government of Zambia adopted a national strategy to end child marriage, joining a growing list of countries thinking long-term about how to address a practice that disempowers millions of girls and women each year.

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11 April 2016 - Carlota Domingos* has experienced more than her young age might suggest. At only sixteen, Carlota has already married, become pregnant, dropped out of school and divorced – all in the course of one year.

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