Girls and/as wives: negotiating marriage and schooling in formal school settings in Northern Nigeria


One third of adolescent girls are currently married in Nigeria, and in the Northwest region the median age at marriage is 15 years old (Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey 2013). Married girls comprise a sizeable proportion... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Louise Wetheridge (UCL Institute of Education)

Topic Area

Inclusive Education for Sustainable Development


PS-7H » Girls' education: concept, approaches and policy (08:30 - Thursday, 7th September, Room 14)

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