Tall as the Baobab Tree: Talking Child Marriage in Senegal

Leaning against a dusty well in a rural village in western Senegal, a mother is talking to her teenage daughter, trying to reassure her about the marriage that has been arranged for her 11-year-old sister, Debo. “You know I don’t want to give my daughter away,” she says. “You know, I got married when I […]