Child Marriage

He would have killed me

"I was given in marriage at 17, my husband was 35. I didn't love him, he was mean to me. He was beating me, forcing me to sleep with him. He was hurting me a lot. Until I said to myself, enough is enough. I couldn't go on with him. That

Meet Mariam Nabatanzi, Uganda’s mother of 42 children

Mariam Nabatanzi gave birth to twins a year after she was married off at the age of 12. Five more sets of twins followed - along with four sets of triplets and five sets of quadruplets. Three years ago, however, the 39-year-old Ugandan…