Filipinos must be 18 years old to marry in the Philippines but loopholes in the law still allow child marriage in some parts of the country.

Watch Mela share her story and how she has used her experience to educate her community.

The Creating Spaces Project is funded by the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada and implemented by Oxfam Pilipinas, United Youth of the Philippines-Women (UnYPhil-Women), Al-Mujadilah Women’s Association (AMWA) and other partner organizations.

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