Group advocates end to Child marriage: in Nigeria by 2030


A  Non Governmental Organization has called on the Federal Government to develop a national plant to end child marriage and other forms of violence against children in Nigeria.

The Director of Advocacy and Campaign, Save the children Amanuel Mamo made the call in a press conference on post International day of girl child in Abuja.

Amanuel explains that child marriage is prevalent in Nigeria owning to increase in conflict, humanitarian crisis and failure by states governments in passing child protection laws.

He also urged the Federal government to expedite action in full implementation of National Strategic plan to address child marriage, gender inequalities and violence against children in the country.

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