Tag: Forced Marriage

Ado AminuMarch 26, 2021

#HerStory Series: “I am trapped in a loop of pain” – 34-year-old Samirah shares how she was forced to marry her rapist

Nigeria declared a state of emergency on sexual and gender-based violence last year following the rape and murder of 22-year-old ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 20, 2017

Kano to outlaw forced marriages – Emir Sanusi

by Dolapo Adelana Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, emir of Kano, has said a family law will soon be ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 14, 2016

Abducted 14-year-old Christian girl ‘forced’ to marry Emir of Katsina

In a tale similar to the Ese Oruru case, a 14-year-old Christian girl who was abducted by an aide of the ...

February 26, 2013

“Never give up” – Afghan woman, 23, whose nose and ears were hacked off by her Taliban husband (PHOTOS)

An Afghan woman whose nose and ears were hacked off after she fled a forced marriage is urging abused women ...

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