Graca Machel calls for greater investment to end child marriage
Child marriage with parental consent is still permissible in SA though draft legislation seeks to criminalise the practice
Former first lady of SA and Mozambique Graca Machel has called for greater investment to end child marriage, which remains a problem in many parts of the world, including SA.
Child marriage had its roots in societies’ failure to grant girls equal status with boys, she said, describing it as an inability to see girls as “full human beings”...
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