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Money wives: Nigerian girls sold to repay debts

This documentary by BBC reveals a tradition called “money marriage”, some young girls are used as currency in a type of modern slavery among the Becheve people in Cross River state in Nigeria.

Children are sold to men as old as 90 to settle debts or as a form of payment. BBC Africa hears from the girls themselves, an elderly husband and the man fighting against the custom.

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