See Photos Of Child Marriage In Nigeria And Other Parts Of The World

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For many years, thousands of Nigerian girls have been deceived they belong to two places: the kitchen and ‘the other room.’ Girls as young as 10 have sadly been introduced to men far older than them as their husband.

Few hours ago, news broke out that a man who is said to be 83-years-old is set to marry a girl who is just 16-years-old. The marriage is set to take place on the 9th of January 2021.

As surprising as it is, this is not the first time such a thing in happen in Nigeria. Below are photos of child marriage in Nigeria and other parts of the world.

1. Nigeria

In 2018, Yakubu Chanji, a man in his 70s married a 15-year-old girl. According to reports, the wedding took plave in Lapai, Niger State, with family and friends present to grace the event.

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2. Somalia


In October 2009, Ahmed Muhamed Dore who was 112 years old married Safia Abdulleh, who was just 17 years old.

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3. India

In 2018, a 60-year-old Nigerian man reportedly got married to a 15-year-old Indian girl. The wedding took place in India………....See More

A Twitter user claimed that the young muslim girl was sold off to the Nigerian man.


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