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Faith (centre) with her friends Sylvia (right) and Vivian, who all ran away from home to avoid female genital mutilation and child marriage.

© UNFPA Kenya/Douglas Waudo

Her father explained that an elder in their village, in Kenya’s Narok County, would marry her and pay a bride price, which would alleviate some of the family’s financial hardship. And the news got worse: Before she could be married off, she would more

9 Sep 2017 00:00 Kenya

As the world observes the sorrowful milestone of the 2nd anniversary of the kidnap of over 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, northeast Nigeria; a UNICEF report reveals that the number of children involved in ‘suicide’ attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and more

15 Apr 2016 00:00 News