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Nigerian teens launch petition to ban child marriage

Girls in Nigeria are speaking out against child marriage and demanding the government increases marriage age by law.
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70 year old Nigerian man marries 15 year old school girl

On Monday this week, Nigerian media reported that a man in his 70s had married a 15 year old girl in Niger State. Photos of the couple, posted on social media, have since sparked outrage across…
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Released: 82 Chibok Schoolgirls

Plan International welcomes the release of 82 schoolgirls from Chibok, who were abducted from their hostel in 2014. Of over 270 who were abducted, however, 113 remain captive.
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Lake Chad crisis: the world must respond

World leaders must step-up their support for the 17 million people affected by violence in the Lake Chad Basin when they meet to discuss the conflict in Oslo this week.
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