Legal Monitor – Child Marriages Edition

Girls lives being sacrificed for “conformity” in Marange

Some parents in remote Marange are marrying off their young girls for reasons that include conforming with tradition or religion and desire to also receive. The sad reality being perpetuated by a stagnant religious and traditional belief system has seen girls drop out of school at a very young age, married off to older men and caused them to forgo potentially prosperous lives outside the forced unions.

Authorities escalate attack on HRDs

Zimbabwe authorities are escalating attacks on human rights defenders under the disguise of enforcing COVID-19 lockdown regulations amid indications an increasing.

Communities getting skewed information on human rights

Remote areas in Zimbabwe are getting skewed information on human rights, Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) has noted.

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Source: Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights

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