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Luapula chief winning early marriage fight

Early marriage child mother.

NKOLE MULAMBIA, Ndola
CHIEF Kasomalwela of the Ushi people in Chembe district in Luapula Province says early marriage cases have drastically reduced in the chiefdom as a result of an aggressive sensitisation programme by Government and various Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs).
Chief Kasomalwela said in an interview in Ndola recently that the trend is encouraging since most girls are opting to attend school instead of getting married.
“In collaboration with various NGOs, we are very thankful because previously, issues of child marriages and gender-based violence (GBV) cases were very…http://epaper.daily-mail.co.zm



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