Thursday, 18 July 2013


July 17, 2013.
The Nigerian Senate just approved language that would remove the protection for young women and girls from repeatedly being rape in the guise of early marriage.

New York-based Guttmacher Institute's study reports that the Nigerian authorities have been failing to implement sexual health education for decades and now, the Nigerian Senate has made it part of the Nigerian Constitution to give adult men the right to take any young girl as a wife, even as young as ten years old. 

Here is the senate's new rule: ""The Nigerian Senate also resolved to alter Section 29 (a) of the constitution that stipulates that a woman shall not be qualified for marriage until she attains the 18 years as they deleted age specification for women being married from the draft constitution and left the marriage age for women open. The Senate claimed that a woman is deemed to be “full of age” once she is married irrespective of the age she did so."

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1 comment:

  1. But this is absolute madness now!!! They don't need a prophet to tell them that this is wrong now! Dat stupid Yerima, will he allow an idiot like him to av sex with his own daughter in d name of stupid religon? What all these nonsense sef! God will never let them succed on this one IJMN, amen! Name changed from "End time" to Anonymous Paddy. Lol!!