Chris de Bode

Gorga, Tessaoua, Niger

Chitou Saley, 41, and Sailouba Siradji, 17, have been married for one year. She is his second wife. Chitou's first wife gave birth to three children. They plan for Sailouba to get pregnant. 'It is important to get children who look after us', says Chitou. Sailouba never went to schoo which she regrets. Here biggest wish in life was to study to become a nurse or a teacher. Her parents arranged the marriage for her. Two of her best friends also got married the same time she did. 'Sometimes I regret it. But what can I do. It is the way it is', she says.

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Chris de Bode
Gorga, Tessaoua
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