As more African societies move toward monogamy, family law experts say those who choose plural marriages often lack the support and structures they need. For many in polygamous families today, the cultural landscape has shifted, raising many challenges
According to the UN, about 152 million children between 5 and 17 years old are engaged in child labor, 73 million of them are in Africa. The UN has called for an end to child labor, worldwide, by 2025. It’s an ambitious goal for the continent with for the highest rate of child labor in the world. VOA’s Jesusemen Oni takes a deeper look at the issue and the fight to restore the childhoods of millions across Africa.