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Zambia Parents increase their daughters age so that they can get married early

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Parents in Zambia have been lying about their daughters’ age in order to get them married at an early age.


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The disclosure was made by World Vision Zambia End Child Marriage Campaign coordinator, James Zimba.

According to Zimba, most parents in rural areas do not have birth certificates for their children, Zambia Daily Mail reports.

Fivestardiary gathers that Zimba said there has been an increase in child marriages countrywide in 2020.

He said parents in Northern, Central, Luapula and Eastern provinces are guilty of falsifying their daughters’ age. Read

According to Zimba, the highest ranked in child marriages is Northern Province at 49.7 percent, Eastern Province at 44.9 percent, Muchinga at 44.7 percent, Southern and Luapula at 34 percent.


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In order news, the wedding photos of a beautiful man and his bride have gone viral as they appear to have had the simplest marriage ceremony with no guests sighted in the pictures.

Many wondered if Ghanaian ladies would agree to have such simple weddings, looking at how inexpensive it all looked.

The only two people who were captured in the photos apart from the bride and the groom was the officiating minister, as well as a woman who is thought to be the mother of one spouse.

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