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Q&A with Suzanne Petroni: Ending Child Marriage

Earlier this month, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced "child-marriage free zones" to be established in Pakistan. The UN special envoy on global education said the move is part of a global effort to end the practice, and will try to keep Pakistani girls in school.   Child marriage is widespread in Pakistan.  In March, the Pakistan Islamic Council demanded that the country abolish all legal restrictions on child marriage.  Fortunately,...

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