Musings on politics, school, neighbors, culture, and the lack of culture.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
All cultures are not created equal.
Niger leads world in childhood marriage
Nearly three-quarters of Nigerian girls are married by age 18. Of the 10 countries with the highest rates of childhood marriage, eight are in Africa. Niger, with a population of more than 17 million, is one of the world's fastest growing nations. Read related article.
Sources: Population Reference Bureau; United Nations World Population Prospects, 2011.The Washington Post.Published on July 9, 2012, 8:32 p.m.