Sex education and the SADC Model Law: the key to ending child marriage in Zimbabwe?

Photo: Charity Chiutsi

In the time it has taken to read this article 39 girls under the age of 18 have been married

Each year, 12 million girls are married before the age of 18

That is 23 girls every minute

Nearly 1 every 2 seconds

About the author

Judith Chiyangwa

Judith Chiyangwa is the Executive Director at The Girls’ Legacy, an organisation building the capacity of young women and girls in Zimbabwe, through leadership development and mentoring so that they can live empowered lives.

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