Medical/Health Care

Child Marriage Endemic in SADC – Expert (allAfrica.com)

Sub-Saharan African countries have the highest prevalence of child marriages in the world, with almost 40 percent of children in some SADC countries married before they reach the age of 18, says a Lusaka-based constitutional lawyer. Child marriage is mainly attributed to poverty, gender inequity, tradition, and insecurity particularly in times of conflict, limited education and…