Can there be such a thing as child marriage? Not for the African Union Goodwill Ambassador spearheading the campaign to end such injustice against the girl child, Ms Nyaradzayi Gumbozvanda.
The Zimbabwean human rights lawyer is a former Eastern and Horn of Africa regional director of the United Nations Development Fund for Women (now UN Women) in Nairobi.
At a high-level dialogue at Sixeighty Hotel in Nairobi on ending gender-based violence in education, Nyaradzayi asserted that ‘child’ and ‘marriage’ cannot go together.
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