The Suhum Police Command has arrested Yaw Dogah, the 50-year-old man who allegedly hacked his eight-year-old daughter with a machete at Asuboi-Wawase in the Ayensuano District of Eastern Region.
Does child marriage have any relationship to our belief systems or ortherwise?! Many people seem to think it is closely related to what we are thaught in our culture or the fact that it also serves as a chanel for parents to cash in early on their children. Either way, child marriage still exists and is on the assendancy.
The Electoral Commission (EC) Chairperson has described as “embarrassing” the rate at which girls of school going age are married off by their parents, mostly to older men.