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Laws and Legal Systems

Human Trafficking In Africa; A socio-economic crisis

Human trafficking is a global problem that affects people almost all over the world. Although it is difficult to prove statistics on the extent of the crime, rumors indicate that it is increasing. Approximately, an average of 40.3 million people were reported to be in modern slavery in 2017 while the total annual revenue from […]

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Laws and Legal Systems

Why Child Marriage is Unlawful.

Child marriage remains a challenge in Africa. Over the years, the government and development partners have made various commitments and efforts to curb the menace of child marriage. However, there is almost no empirical evidence on the predictors, norms, and practices that support their efforts. There is evidence that shows that married or yet to […]

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Lifestyle

Child Marriage in Africa; The Nitty-Gritties

Child marriage is defined as a “formal marriage or informal union of children under the age of 18”. It is considered a violation of human rights and a harmful traditional practice that affects girls more than boys, the aforementioned has many negative consequences for health, growth and development, it limits the economic and personal empowerment […]