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She ran away from home after being married at age 16 because she wants to go to school

She ran away from home after being married at age 16 because she wants to go to school Article written by Chukwudi Iwuchukwu. Read below...  Just a few days after celebrating ##DayOfTheGirl , a day set aside to celebrate the girl child, Hadiza's story hit us “like a thunderbolt. Hear her in her own words “When I was sixteen years old, my father married me off to an old man,” she explains, the memories of her harrowing experience still raw. "I want to go to school; I want to study Accountancy but my husband refused instead, he was maltreating me. I could not take it longer ...
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Added October 14, 2015
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