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Zimbabwe Teens Take Government to Court Over Marriage Age

The Southern African nation of Zimbabwe has long been known as a “hot spot” for child marriages. The United Nations says that as many as 31 percent of Zimbabwean girls are married before the age of 18. But two such girls say enough is enough, and are challenging the government at the highest levels to lift the age of consent for girls to 18.  Loveness Mudzuru and Ruvimbo Tsopodzi were just girls when they were married and gave birth for the first time.   Now the pair is...

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