Florencia Horácio Mhutetwa, un-welcomed bride at 15

“‘A girl is only responsible for the home when she has children: without grandchildren there is no lobolo’, says my mother-in-law. I recognize that I have a future full of uncertainties” – Florencia Horácio Mhutetwa Florencia Horácio Mhutetwa, a resident at Goba Headquarters, Changalane Administrative Post, Namaacha District, Maputo Province, is 15 years old and a student…

Roda Justino Mapswanganhe, a mother at 16

“In the evenings the child does not let me sleep, I have to help with the chores at home and still going to school. I do not even have the time to talk and play with my friends today” – Roda Justino Mapswanganhe Roda Justino Mapswanganhe, a resident of Michangulene Village, Changalane Administrative Post, Namaacha District, Maputo…