Child Brides

Ethiopia’s child brides can and must be supported

Ethiopia is home to 15-million child brides. Providing education and contraception services can help

‘My family had no business selling me off for R4’

Think child marriages only happen in far off countries? Think again.

Underage, marginalised, married

The phenomenon of child brides amounts to state-sanctioned statutory rape

Laws fail victims of forced, early marriage in “chauvinistic” Burkina Faso – Amnesty

Girls who are forced into early marriage are abused and denied access to contraception.

Mozambique launches national plan to end child marriage

Child marriage affects nearly half of Mozambique's girls. The country has unveiled a national plan to end this practice.

How schooling can save African girls from becoming child brides

Although important victories have been won in the fight to protect girls from becoming child brides, the practice remains common and is growing.

Child bride customs stop here, with us

The practice remains rampant in Africa, but concrete steps can be taken to stop the scourge.

Abducted Nigerian girls ‘married off’

As rumours swirl about the missing Chibok pupils, soldiers say rescue plans are being leaked to rebels.

Nigeria’s child brides in bondage

Deep-rooted traditions and conservative religious beliefs continue to ruin the lives of young girls in Nigeria.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.