Becheve is a large Obanliku village of 17 people. Despite the fact that people from all over the world have shared a location with the popular Obudu Cattle Ranch and Resort, men in this community refused to give up the old custom. The old tradition is called money marriage, and the victims are called money wife of money wife. The old custom is called money marriage. Becheve girls sold for cash as small as N10, 000 in 'Cash Marriage.' Food products such as yam tubers; animals such as goats and pigs – all depending
Money Woman: See the C'River Community where girls are sold onto marriages to settle debts Children are said to be a heritage and a gift from God while parents are caretakers. But in Becheve Community, in Obanliku Local Government Area of Cross River State, children, especially female ones are more of collateral than a heritage. Becheve Community lies thousands of miles away above sea level, with a mountainous environment, making the village almost inaccessible except for few roads constructed by the government.
Please follow me for more updates In Becheve, a community in Cross River State Nigeria, the lives and dignity of young females have been subjected to gross abuse. A practice popularly known as Money woman is a traditional practice where young girls including unborn ones are given out in marriage to men old enough to be their grandfather. Despite the adoption of the human rights act by the state in 2009, this practice have not stopped. These young girls are deprived of basic formal education and are treated as
The Becheve tribe of Obanliku Cross River State comes under the spotlight for a culture which subjects young girls into modern slavery through a tradition called ‘Money Marriage’. Obanliku, a local government situated in North region of Cross River is an eight hours drive from Calabar the State Capital. The Becheve tribe in Obanliku is made up of 17 tribes who practice an age long tradition where young girls are in the exchange of items including food items or debt settlement are given out in “Money M
In this modern age and season, some strange practices should not be allowed and be outrightly stopped. Such is this custom in Becheve community in Obanliku with 17 tribes. It shares boundaries with popular Obudu Cattle Ranch and Resort which attracts tourists from across the world. Men in this community have refused to give up the ancient custom called Money Marriage. The victims are called Money Woman or Money Wife. Girls as young as five years of age are been sold in his southern part of Nigeria. This is