Child marriages: Chiefs add severe civil penalties

Precious Manomano and Zvamaida Murwira Traditional leaders are stepping up the pressure against child marriages by imposing stiffer customary civil penalties against offenders, who still face criminal charges and potential jail sentences, as chiefs say such marriages are not only unlawful but are against the traditional values they are sworn to uphold. In Mashonaland Central, … Continue reading Child marriages: Chiefs add severe civil penalties