Child Marriage: Find Out What Zimbabwean Government is Doing About it


Child Marriages-Find Out What Zimbabwean Government is Doing About itChild Marriage: Find Out What Zimbabwean Government is Doing About it

The Zimbabwean government has embarked on a program to fight child marriages in rural areas through formation of Child Protection Committees in the villages.


Child marriages are rampant in Zimbabwe rural areas and the southern African nation has one of the highest child marriages in the world.

Pregnant young girls are visiting the hospitals and clinics in rural areas to give birth on daily basis.

Current statistics on early marriages reveal that each year 14 million girls are married off wile about forty thousand girls are married off on daily basis.

Last year the Africa Union (AU) and the Zimbabwe government partnered in launching the Ending Child Marriage campaign which is meant to stop child marriages in the whole continent .

Experts says education is one of the best solution to end child marriages especially in Africa.

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Its a good step, ah wish them success…