Cameroon Launches African Union Campaign To End Child Marriage

Today, Cameroon became the 16th country to launch the African Union campaign to end child marriage in Africa, ramping up its efforts to end a practice that affects 38% of girls in the country. The government were joined by UNFPA, UNICEF, Canadian High Commission, National Human Rights Commission, and other civil society organisations at the launch. The Minister for Women’s Development and the Family joined over 100 local girls in singing in a choir to celebrate the African Union campaign to end child marriage. Read more here:

http://www.girlsnotbrides.org/cameroon-launches-african-union-campaign-end-child-marriage/?utm_source=Child+marriage+in+the+News+-+Girls+Not+Brides&utm_campaign=4b9bd95bce-Child+marriage+in+the+News+26%2F11%2F16&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c21d02558c-4b9bd95bce-397922041

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