About 650 million girls worldwide were married before age 18. That is about 17% of the world’s female population, according to UNICEF. These marriages often keep girls from completing their education and can lead to devastating psychological and physical consequences. In a yearlong project, Voice of America met with child brides from Albania to Pakistan to Tanzania.Jesusemen Oni has more.
Originally published at – https://morigin.voanews.eu/a/worth-of-a-girl-voa-looks-at-devastating-effects-of-child-marriage/5042952.html


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