Early Marriage and the State of Adolescent Girls in Kano State, Nigeria (Part 2)

This post is part two of a two part series. Read the first post, with some stories about early marriage, here. Though marriage is different from one society to the next due to cultural, traditional, and religious differences, various international human rights documents reinforce the importance of a consistent standard of norms to be…

Early Marriage and the State of Adolescent Girls in Kano State, Nigeria (Part 1)

This post is part one of a two part series. On Monday, we will publish Nura’s policy recommendations for eradicating early and forced marriage. Based on my knowledge and experience as a young person from Kano, Nigeria, I’m alarmed by the dangers of early and forced marriage as it affects the lives of my peers…