EARLY MARRIAGES SADDENS YWCA IN NORTHERN PROVINCE

The Young Women Christian Association (YWCA) in Northern Province is concerned with the escalating levels of Child marriages in the region.
YWCA Provincial Co-ordinator, Zailot Phiri says is sad that some parents are the ones in the forefront championing the said marriages.
Mr. Phiri discloses that parents of Kabila village were over the weekend locked up for allegedly intending to marry off their fourteen year-old girl.
Mr. Phiri has since warned parents especially in rural areas to desist from the habit of marrying off their young children.
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