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  • 24:31 Fed To Wed: Force-feeding In Mauritania

    Fed To Wed: Force-feeding In Mauritania

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    Women throughout the western world continue to dabble with new diets to lose weight, in Mauritania though parents force-feed their daughters to make them bigger. Putting on weight is a sure way for young girls to find good husbands and succeed in life. RT

  • 00:52 Uganda Bride Price Refund Outlawed

    Uganda Bride Price Refund Outlawed

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    Uganda's Supreme Court has ruled that the practice of refunding the bride price, or dowry, on the dissolution of a customary marriage is unconstitutional and should be banned. Tags: Uganda bride price refund outlawed Uganda bride price refund outlawed - B

  • 26:16 Child Marriage in Zimbabwe

    Child Marriage in Zimbabwe

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    A look at vulnerability of the marriage act in Zimbabwe and how efforts are been made to put an end to the act of child marriage. Also, we have a chat with Yasmin Belo Osagie, the co-founder of She Leads Africa, an organization that provides a platform to

  • 1:00:03 Discussion on High Rate of Divorce in Zimbabwe

    Discussion on High Rate of Divorce in Zimbabwe

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    Discussion on High Rate of Divorce in Zimbabwe

  • 02:43 Getting Married The Algerian Way

    Getting Married The Algerian Way

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    The wedding day in the Berber community is a big day, during which the bride will join her new family. The groom's family forms part of the procession, called "iqfafen" on their way to take the new bride from her home. In the past, the bride would be brou

  • 02:33 Why Some Tanzanian Women Are Marrying Women   BBC News

    Why Some Tanzanian Women Are Marrying Women BBC News

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    In the Tarime district of the Mara region in northern Tanzania an age-old tradition involves women marrying women. This alternative family structure, known as Nyumba Nthobu, has become a practical alternative for many. Tulanana Bohela reports.

  • 01:39 Early Marriages On The Rise In Uganda

    Early Marriages On The Rise In Uganda

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    A new report says early marriages are on the rise in Uganda. The UN children's agency UNICEF warns that some cultural practices remain a threat to providing equal opportunities for girls in the country.

  • 03:47 Kenyan Woman Challenging Child Marriage Traditions In The Masaai Community

    Kenyan Woman Challenging Child Marriage Traditions In The Masaai Community

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    In the latest of our special series on the fight for rights for African girls, we look at Kenya, particularly the country’s iconic Maasai community. One woman is challenging a tradition in which countless girls have suffered, and says she's winning the st

  • 01:56 Tanzania To Hand Down Harsh Punishments For Underage Marriage

    Tanzania To Hand Down Harsh Punishments For Underage Marriage

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    Men in Tanzania will get up to 30 years in jail, if they marry or get a school girl pregnant. The country has some of the highest child marriage rates in the world, but the new law is part of a Government crackdown. Dan Ashby has this report

  • 06:37 How A Zimbabwean Orphan Was Sold To Be A Wife

    How A Zimbabwean Orphan Was Sold To Be A Wife

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    A Sky News investigation has revealed a big spike in the number of people being smuggled into South Africa from Zimbabwe. Smugglers are forcing women into prostitution or selling them off to pay for their crossing out of Zimbabwe.