Cameroon: Gov’t urges religious bodies to help fight against child marriage

Religious bodies in Cameroon have been exalted to work in synergy with the Government in the fight against child marriage…

Religious bodies in Cameroon have been exalted to work in synergy with the Government in the fight against child marriage and all other forms of violence, targeted on children.

The call was made by the Minister of women’s empowerment and the family Prof Marie Therese Abena Ondoua as she chaired a five-day forum that has brought together religious authorities of different denominations to discuss effective means of eradicating the phenomenon of child marriage.

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