Africa must end child marriage in order to progress – Otiko Djaba

According to her, such practices result in the premature termination of future prospects of young children.

She argued that the laws in the constitution must be enforced to rid the society of such backward cultures in order to guarantee the future of the next generation.

“For Africa to arise and take its place in global affairs, we must end child marriage. There is no compromise on that. It is very important for Ghana, and Africa, that we end negative and harmful traditional practices especially child marriage. It steals the destiny of our children. FGM, widowhood rites and all of those negative practices. It’s the constitution that supersedes all our traditional practices and we must enforce them for the sake of the next generation", Otiko Djaba posited.

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