A ten year old girl in Ethiopia marries a fifteen year old boy in a church wedding. Early marriage and childbirth poses significant risks to a young girl's body, which is not yet fully developed. This film looks at the reasons for and consequences of this traditional practice. Made in cooperation with the Ethiopian Minisitry of Health.
Wube-Enat married Abebe when she was 9 years old, and he was 15. Their wedding was featured in our film "Child Marriage". We revisted the couple five years later, and again after a further two years. This short film updates their story.
Highlights the challenges adolescent girls face in accessing safe sexual reproductive health. Made for university students in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, for the Danish Family Planning Association in 2010.