'Money wives': Nigerian girls sold off to settle debts

In south-eastern Nigeria, there is a long tradition of selling off young girls as brides for money. In the Becheve community, so-called "money marriage" sees girls as young as three sold into sexual slavery and forced labour in order to pay off debts. The practice is illegal but remains widespread. Some brave campaigners are now trying to bring it to an end. Our correspondents report.


A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Gaëlle Essoo.

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