Child marriage to be legalized in Nigeria? No way! Popular Nollywood actress Stephanie Okereke-Linus releases trailer for new Nigerian movie titled 'DRY', exposing child marriage in Africa's most populous country. The movie stars Stephanie herself, Liz Benson, among others. Below is a statement from Stephanie Okereke:
“At this critical juncture I am now compelled to release the unofficial (raw footage) videos of my upcoming movie, “DRY” to galvanize support from Nigerians and the International community for the revocation of the Senate resolution on under-age marriage. It’s time to lend your voices and share your thoughts. We need to protect the girl child from incessant abuse. Please watch and share.” -Stephanie Okereke
Zara and Halima find themselves in the same cultural trap full of ignorance and cruelty regardless of their of background they each struggle to survive and make some meaning out of their lives.