Tag: Human Rights

Malawi’s Ban on Child Marriage and Thoughts on Child Marriage in Nigeria

Posted by florida - February 20, 2015 - Uncategorized
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Malawi recently passed a law to ban child marriage. News reports on this pointed out that Malawi has a high rate of child marriage, up to fifty per cent in some areas. Child Marriage is another form of gender-based violence and human rights violation that limits girls opportunities to live healthy fulfilling lives. The health [...]

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The Right to Health in Nigeria?

Posted by - May 17, 2012 - Blog rh

I was recently in Nairobi on invitation from Interights for a Consultative Meeting of Experts on the Right to Health in Africa.   I have done some work on the right to health, including examining Nigerian jurisprudence on the right to health and examining the linkage with the right to health in international law to access [...]

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