Meet the groundbreaking women of 2018

Nduta Waweru December 31, 2018
Meet the groundbreaking women of 2018

Rebeca Gyumi

Gyumi received the 2018 Human Rights Prize awarded by the United Nations for her fight against child marriages. In early 2016, she filed a petition at the High Court to challenge the Tanzania Marriage Act which allowed girls as young as 14 to get married and won a landmark case that same year that raised the age of child marriage from 14 to 18.

Last Edited by:Nduta Waweru Updated: January 2, 2019


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