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The purpose of this article is to give people the statistics and facts about child marriage. People should read this article because it…Read More

Early and forced marriage - facts and figures - Plan UK

Plan UK wants child marriage to become a thing of the past. Here we provide statistics, analyse the legal issues, the causes and consequences, and explain how education is key to putting an end to early and forced marriage. 14 million girls under the age of 18 marry each year. That’s around … 1,166,666 a month 269230 a week 38,461 a day …Read More

The main purpose of this article is to give people knowledge from someone who has had firsthand experience in child marriage. People should…Read More

'After the wedding, fear set in': a Yemeni child bride's story

the Guardian
Noora Al Shami … 'Nobody was interested in my complaints. Legally, I was a wife' Photograph: Oxfam Ask Noora Al Shami about her wedding day and she remembers the childish delight of an 11-year-old girl playing at being an adult. She was thrilled at friends and family gathering for a three-day party in the Yemeni port city of Al Hudaydah, 140…Read More

The main purpose of this article is to educate people about the horrific things happening to young children in many places of the world.…Read More

NEPAL: The hidden costs of early marriage

NEPAL: The hidden costs of early marriage Follow @{0}KATHMANDU, 15 June 2012 (IRIN) - Thousands of Nepali girls leave school every year to get married, missing out on their education, the government says. Parents are often unaware of the impact that trying to save the money spent on education can have on the future of their daughter. "We need to…Read More
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