Sahel Child Marriage is Growing Rapidly

March 01, 2021 01:15 PM
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United Nations data shows Africa's Sahel countries have the highest rate of child marriage in the world, with more than half of all girls being married before the age 18. Henry Wilkins reports from Burkina Faso on a former child bride who fled her 54-year-old husband and now mentors other child marriage survivors.

Producer: Bronwyn Benito